Poor in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Poor

With little or no possessions or money, particularly in relation to contemporaries who do have them. | Of low quality. | Used to express pity.

Short Example Sentences for Poor

  • 1. Only the poor can live cheaply. 🔊
  • 2. Name a poor street or road. 🔊
  • 3. And his poor soul seemed to have been damaged too. 🔊
  • 4. How vexingly elusive the poor fellow has become! 🔊
  • 5. The poor fellow has not seen his wife for a long time. 🔊
  • 6. He may be very irritable, poor man! 🔊
  • 7. That poor old man lying dead up-stairs! 🔊
  • 8. Look here, the poor devil is really in want of employment. 🔊
  • 9. Pray allow them a few fidgety fancies, poor old dears. 🔊
  • 10. That poor lost Arthur! 🔊
  • 11. They all seemed to envy poor Fitzgerald. 🔊
  • 12. But I cannot bear to see the poor things dying. 🔊
  • 13. Let them rob, burn, and ravage if they will, poor devils! 🔊
  • 14. That was the way with my poor friend, Curran. 🔊
  • 15. Oh, sir, that poor lady will go out of her mind. . . 🔊
  • 16. It isn't as if he had robbed a poor man, you know. 🔊
  • 17. He had not gone far when he came upon a poor peasant cleaving wood. 🔊
  • 18. Oh, it was very cruel to deceive a poor little girl in this heartless way! 🔊
  • 19. While these highly satisfactory words were being addressed to poor Fitz. 🔊
  • 20. That's so, but must give the poor devil a chance. . . 🔊
  • 21. I wish I could do something to amuse you, you poor little invalid. 🔊
  • 22. And she is an orphan--the child of poor Christian people. 🔊
  • 23. They were tellin' me at Billoora last night about the poor cove what was lost. 🔊
  • 24. He said disparagingly, "It's a poor invention. 🔊

How to use Poor in Sentences?

  • 1. It would be far better to wait for some hours till the poor creature was rested. 🔊
  • 2. The poor colored men had to work terribly hard as slaves and received no pay for their work. 🔊
  • 3. For this was the first reasonable sentence that poor Ida had spoken for several days. 🔊
  • 4. The poor Hungarian population would certainly express their gratitude for such assistance as that! 🔊
  • 5. But once I forgot to draw up the blinds, and now look how the poor thing has faded. 🔊
  • 6. He made his poor little wife dance even when she was ill; but that was before I knew Laura. 🔊
  • 7. My first thought was poor Curzon; my second, happy and trice fortunate Harry Lorrequer. 🔊
  • 8. It really has become quite dreadful to see that poor face looking reproachfully at you all day long. 🔊
  • 9. But in this case, let us not chide our poor lost brother with pride and presumption, as if we ourselves were unstained with the same sin. 🔊
  • 10. The poor peasantry rejoiced at getting off so cheaply, and hastened to pay the tax without first asking me whether it was lawfully levied. 🔊
  • 11. I went to live with my sister, and she was so poor that I had to support myself by giving music-lessons. 🔊