noun (used with a plural verb)
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Origin of homeless
OTHER WORDS FROM homelesshome·less·ly, adverbhome·less·ness, noun
Example sentences from the Web for homeless
He watches four homeless men at the village dump setting fire to a pile of prosthetic legs “for warmth — and s’mores.”Eighty years of memories that will stir readers’ own|Connie Schultz|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
A restaurant that fed the homeless said it might have to close.
The returning students — most of whom are homeless, speak English as a second language or have special-education needs — will continue with virtual learning in their classrooms under the supervision of nonteaching staff.After 8 months, D.C. Public Schools reopens buildings for more than 400 students|Perry Stein|November 18, 2020|Washington Post
In this latest miniseries, we’ll explore how it’s being used in sports both on athletes and fans, its use in retail stores even how it’s used to serve the homeless.Citizens are turning face recognition on unidentified police|Tate Ryan-Mosley|November 18, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Bates’ office also confirmed Oceanside will receive nearly $650,000 it hopes can support a year-round homeless shelter in the city, funds the city discussed months ago in its continued discussions about the need for shelter beds in the coastal city.Sacramento Report: 5 Questions for San Diego’s New Assemblyman|Voice of San Diego|November 13, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Crime, fiscal recklessness, and homelessness are stirring like discordant strains of music.Why New York—and Bill de Blasio—May Haunt Hillary Clinton in a 2016 Campaign|Lloyd Green|June 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If the issue that brought a child into foster care is homelessness, child welfare systems must find parents housing.
The findings are important in demonstrating that homelessness can often be created by medical—as opposed to lifestyle—deviations.New Research Shows Half of All Homeless Have Suffered Traumatic Brain Injury|Charlotte Lytton|April 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Healthcare, hunger, homelessness, prison re-entry, and interfaith dialogue are all key areas plus more.
Lemley says those children face higher rates of incarceration, homelessness, and mental illness.Want to Get Emancipated From Your Parents? Better Be Rich|Eliza Shapiro|May 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Her spirits had unaccountably fallen, the sense of homelessness that had pursued her all these months overtaken her once more.A Modern Chronicle, Complete|Winston Churchill
The personal lot of this proud heart was not an easy one; homelessness broke him down, and the bitterness of eating others bread.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor
The couple of dollars were found and the hunger was banished with the homelessness.Neighbors|Jacob A. Riis
At least, you are not pained with sympathy for homelessness in the case of a man so richly endowed.Brave Men and Women|O.E. Fuller
The domestic peace of those old streets made her own homelessness the more pitiful to her.
British Dictionary definitions for homeless
- having nowhere to live
- (as collective noun; preceded by the)the homeless