Deficiency in necessary properties or desirable qualities, or in a specific quality, etc.; inadequacy
Something required or wanted; a requisite:
The state of being destitute; esp., abject poverty
The state of being needy
Lack of money, property, or necessities; extreme poverty; destitution
Lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life:
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