What does homeless mean?

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ˈhoʊm lɪshome·less

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. homeless, homeless personnoun

    someone unfortunate without housing

    "a homeless was found murdered in Central Park"

  2. homelessadjective

    poor people who unfortunately do not have a home to live in

    "the homeless became a problem in the large cities"

  3. homeless, statelessadjective

    without nationality or citizenship

    "stateless persons"

  4. dispossessed, homeless, rooflessadjective

    physically or spiritually homeless or deprived of security

    "made a living out of shepherding dispossed people from one country to another"- James Stern

Wiktionary

  1. homelessadjective

    Lacking a permanent place of residence.

    Whenever I pass the park, I see the homeless people sleeping on the benches.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Homelessadjective

    destitute of a home

    Etymology: [AS. hmleas.]

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'homeless' in Adjectives Frequency: #996

How to pronounce homeless?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of homeless in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of homeless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of homeless in a Sentence

  1. United States:

    When my son was in Kindergarten, one of his classmates was a homeless girl, she always stared at my son's lunch pail, and my son always gave her something to eat. I felt like I( could) do something. I can cook. So that's how I started.

  2. Paul Boden:

    It's so indicative of how dehumanizing we've become about homeless people, if you are going to hose somebody down, they are probably going to move. Water is a very effective tool to get someone to move, and it's become a tool in addressing homeless in America today. It's pretty sad.

  3. Molly MacDonald:

    I kind of thought it would be better if cancer had taken my life, if I had an advanced disease and died my children would not be homeless.

  4. Gianno Caldwell:

    Fox News political analyst Gianno Caldwell, author of' Taken for Granted,' talks to homeless about the coronavirus crisis. Until this thing runs out, I dont think we can be overly prepared, or cautious, or guarded.

  5. Ashlee Marie Preston:

    I was discriminated against in my job, I was fired, I became homeless, I had to engage in survival sex work. I became a drug addict because I didn't know how to navigate survival on the streets.

Images & Illustrations of homeless

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