Definitions for indigentˈɪn dɪ dʒənt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
in•di•gentˈɪn dɪ dʒənt(adj.)
lacking the necessities of life because of poverty; needy; poor; impoverished.
Archaic. deficient in what is requisite. destitute (usu. fol. by of).
(n.)a person who is indigent.
Origin of indigent:
1350–1400; ME < L indigent-, s. of indigēns, prp. of indigēre to need, lack, be poor
destitute, impoverished, indigent, necessitous, needy, poverty-stricken(adj)
poor enough to need help from others
A person in need, or in poverty
Poor; destitute; in need.
Origin: Circa 1400, , from indigentem, form of indigere, from indu + egere.\
wanting; void; free; destitute; -- used with of
destitute of property or means of comfortable subsistence; needy; poor; in want; necessitous
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