Origin of penniless
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OTHER WORDS FROM pennilesspen·ni·less·ly, adverbpen·ni·less·ness, noun
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How to use penniless in a sentence
He was born in a barn to penniless parents who were part of a people under occupation.
The rocker posted a rambling video on his Facebook page claiming he's broke and penniless.Creed Singer Scott Stapp’s Fall From Grace: From 40 Million Albums Sold to Living in a Holiday Inn|Marlow Stern|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Lemkin died penniless at a bus stop in 1959, on his way to another day lobbying at the United Nations.
The penniless Pieret announced his intentions of stealing more art from the woefully guarded Louvre to make more money.
He told stories about his days as a penniless college student trying to make it in Greenwich Village.
Pride forbade him to confess himself a homeless, penniless vagabond.
Now men laughed at him, pointed to him with their fingers, and made their children mock and hoot the penniless insolvent.
Shortly after leaving his Quebrada-honda mountains of gold and silver, he was penniless at Carthagena.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
Practically penniless and absolutely disillusioned, the amazing man was radiantly happy.
It is she whom I followed afoot, penniless and wanting bread, until I fell exhausted on the highway and racked with pain.Balsamo, The Magician|Alexander Dumas