The state of living in such destitution that an individual has no sense of pride, decorum or decency. Though there is not a definite correlation between poverty and morals, many such individuals never learn proper boundaries due mostly to the fact that they have been stripped of their pride by "the system" and have no sense of self-respect.
See also TRAILER TRASH
, WELFARE BUM
James: "Who was the bleach blonde with the see-through shirt at karaoke tonight? She was real poverted, did you hear how she was coming on to all the men... AND she kept grabbin' at anyone within claw's reach..."
Cassie: "Yeah, and she's married...to her own cousin! They spend their entire welfare check between the bars and the liquor store... real poverted family..."