destitute - Dictionary definition and meaning for word destitute
Break it as DE+INSTITUE...that means the person whi has never been to any INSTITUTE..i.e. who is ILLITERATE is very poor
destitute ~ desi (indian) tutors are always ready to teach students in destitute condition for free.
sounds like desi tute(tution)....so a guy who is attending tution in desi langaues shows he is very poor.
Dave's attitude (homophone of destitute) looks like a poor's.
Destitute sounds like 'this institute'; Imagine someone advising you "It's not worth studying in this institute, as it's difficult to get a job after studying from there and hence will destitute you (make you poor)."
Person who is not astute ends up being destitute.