What does indigent mean?

Definitions for indigentˈɪn dɪ dʒənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. destitute, impoverished, indigent, necessitous, needy, poverty-stricken(adj)

    poor enough to need help from others


  1. indigent(Noun)

    A person in need, or in poverty

  2. indigent(Adjective)

    Poor; destitute; in need.

  3. Origin: Circa 1400, , from indigentem, form of indigere, from indu + egere.\

Webster Dictionary

  1. Indigent(adj)

    wanting; void; free; destitute; -- used with of

  2. Indigent(adj)

    destitute of property or means of comfortable subsistence; needy; poor; in want; necessitous

  3. Origin: [L. indigent, L. indigens, p. p. of indigere to stand in need of, fr. OL. indu (fr. in- in) + L. egere to be needy, to need.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Indigent

    in′di-jent, adj. in need of anything: destitute of means of subsistence: poor.—n. In′digence.—adv. In′digently. [Fr.,—L. indigens, -entis, pr.p. of indigĕreindu, or in, in, egēre, to need.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of indigent in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of indigent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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