Definition of Poorest

1. Adjective. (superlative of poor) most poor. ¹



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Definition of Poorest

1. poor [adj] - See also: poor

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Poorest

poor rates
poor relation
poor shape
poor show
poor speller
poor sport
poor thing
poor white
poor white trash
poorbox
poorboxes
poorboy
poorboys
poore
poorer
poorest (current term)
poorhouse
poorhouses
poori
pooris
poorish
poorism
poorlier
poorliest
poorliness
poorly
poorly(p)
poormouth
poormouthed
poormouthing

Literary usage of Poorest

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1. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1903)
"The best cow in this herd gave a profit of $18.40, while the poorest was kept at an actual loss of $17.83. ..."

2. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1896)
"He was ordained in July 1840, and took a curacy in the parish of St. Mary Ka- lendar, in the poorest part of Winchester, where, between the strenuousness of ..."

3. The Growth of Cities in the Nineteenth Century: A Study in Statistics by Adna Ferrin Weber (1899)
"The fact that the poorest districts of great cities often 1 Thus Cantlie, author of Degeneration amon<> Londoners, " after prolonged and ..."

4. The Growth of Cities in the Nineteenth Century: A Study in Statistics by Adna Ferrin Weber (1899)
"(6) The typical city class, the middle class or bourgeoisie, is incapable of self-perpetuation (p. 27). The fact that the poorest districts of great cities ..."

5. The Church History of Britain, from the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year by Thomas Fuller, James Nichols (1842)
"Th# ancientest and poorest Num. ... The poorest: (3.) The latest nuns in England. Of the first sort we account the she-Benedictines, commonly called "Black ..."

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