Not having or possessing; wanting; left in want; needy.
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914. (adjective) (adj.) (adjective)
Not possessing; in want of; needy; friendless.
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874. (adjective) (adj.) (adjective)
In utter want; needy.
- The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894. (adjective) (adj.) (adjective)
Left alone: forsaken: in want, needy.
- The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899. (adjective) (adj.) (adjective)
- Newage Dictionary DB (noun) (n.) (noun)
Without means; penniless; being wholly without ( something needed); lacking.
- The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919. (adjective) (adj.) (adjective)

Usage examples:

We need not think that these people were altogether destitute of humour.
- The Gnôsis of the Light by F. Lamplugh
I shall be the only Dandy there- and indeed I merely comply with the invitation that the party may not be entirely destitute of a specimen of that race.
- Letters of John Keats to His Family and Friends by John Keats
In Poland more than twice that number have been rendered destitute
- America's War for Humanity by Thomas Herbert Russell