Verbal Ability - Synonyms - Discussion

Discussion :: Synonyms - Section 1 (Q.No.55)

In the following the questions choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

55. 

DESTITUTION

[A]. Humility
[B]. Moderation
[C]. Poverty
[D]. Beggary

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Destitution: Poverty so extreme that one lacks the means to provide for oneself.

Chinna said: (Aug 22, 2010)  
the state of being insufficient in amount.

Vipu Raut said: (Dec 31, 2010)  
destitution is poor or unable to fulfill the basic necessities.

Ruhul Amin said: (Dec 10, 2016)  
Destitution = beggary, pauperism (single person).

Poverty = penury, poorness (group of people).

Satish said: (Mar 29, 2017)  
Poverty is a state without friends, money or prospects.

Vikas said: (Jun 9, 2017)  
Why not beggary then, both have the same meaning?

Varsha said: (Jul 6, 2017)  
Beggary and poverty, aren't they same?

Gauravi said: (Jan 4, 2018)  
Destitution = extreme poverty which = beggary.

So why not beggary?

Rasikh Choudhry said: (Feb 9, 2018)  
Here, poverty is correct answer because beggary word derived from word beggar it's not compulsory to a poor must be a beggar in my point of view.

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