Translation of destitution in Spanish:

destitution

indigencia, n.

Pronunciation /ˌdɛstəˈt(j)uʃ(ə)n/ /ˌdɛstɪˈtʃuːʃn/ /ˌdɛstɪˈtjuːʃn/

noun

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    indigencia feminine
    miseria feminine
    • They are by far the largest group amongst the fifth of India's population who live in extreme poverty and destitution.
    • If in two months stories of starvation and destitution continue to emerge out of Aceh, severe criticism will rain down on the government.
    • More than two million other people from Darfur are in extreme destitution, immediately requiring aid.
    • In fact the utter destitution of the desperate was not just predicted: it was planned for.
    • Seaweed farming was an important part of the Japanese farmers' diets and after suffering years of unreliable harvests they were facing destitution.