someone who has insufficient assets to cover their debts
unable to meet or discharge financial obligations
"an insolvent person"; "an insolvent estate"
Unable to pay one's bills as they fall due.
Owing more than one has in assets.
not solvent; not having sufficient estate to pay one's debts; unable to pay one's debts as they fall due, in the ordinary course of trade and business; as, in insolvent debtor
not sufficient to pay all the debts of the owner; as, an insolvent estate
relating to persons unable to pay their debts
one who is insolvent; as insolvent debtor; -- in England, before 1861, especially applied to persons not traders
Origin: [Pref. in- not + solvent: cf. OF. insolvent.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
in-solv′ent, adj. not able to pay one's debts: bankrupt: pertaining to insolvent persons.—n. one unable to pay his debts.—n. Insolv′ency, bankruptcy.
The numerical value of insolvent in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of insolvent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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