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''The poor are always with us.''
Of low quality.
''Used to express pity.''
- Thanks to that penny he had just spent so recklessly a newspaper he would pass a happy hour, taken, for once, out of his anxious, despondent, miserable self. It irritated him shrewdly to know that these moments of respite from carking care would not be shared with his poor wife, with careworn, troubled Ellen.
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Deficient in a specified way.
a. 1686, Benjamin Calamy, ''Sermon 1''
- That I have wronged no Man, will be a poor plea or apology at the last day.
Free from self-assertion; not proud or arrogant; meek.
- Blessed are the poor in spirit.