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Synonyms for homeless
ˈhoʊm lɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. homeless, homeless person(noun)

    someone unfortunate without housing

    "a homeless was found murdered in Central Park"

    Synonyms:
    homeless person

    Antonyms:
    settled, fortunate

  2. homeless(adj)

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

    "the homeless became a problem in the large cities"

    Synonyms:
    homeless person

    Antonyms:
    settled, fortunate

  3. homeless, stateless(adj)

    without nationality or citizenship

    "stateless persons"

    Synonyms:
    roofless, stateless, dispossessed

    Antonyms:
    fortunate, settled

  4. dispossessed, homeless, roofless(adj)

    physically or spiritually homeless or deprived of security

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

    Synonyms:
    stateless, roofless, dispossessed

    Antonyms:
    settled, fortunate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "homeless":

    homelessness, displaced, sleepers, stray

How to pronounce homeless?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say homeless in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#8708homeless
#13652displaced
#17924homelessness
#18651stray
#34811sleepers
#43079stateless
#67857dispossessed
#228170roofless

How to use homeless in a sentence?

  1. Simon Rego:

    We generally only compare up, meaning we hardly even consider what the people who have less accessibility than us or are less fortunate than us are doing, do you ever think about how the homeless spend their weekend?

  2. Clark County Commissioner Lawrence Weekly:

    We needed a solution to this problem quickly, and I want to thank everyone involved for their hard work so that our homeless population has a place to sleep tonight.

  3. Joseph McCroy:

    Once you get back, the first thing you try to do is find a good job. But if you ca n’t find a job, everything else starts to fall apart. My house was foreclosed on, truck repossessed, I got divorced … I was homeless.

  4. Zachary Shipstead:

    Behave like a homeless person, Just don't act like it.

  5. Arthur Caplan:

    The revelation that rationing occurs in the healthcare system is shocking only because most people never faced it, if you didn't have insurance, if you were homeless, you were rationed. It always has been sadly true, it just doesn't get anybody's attention.


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