Variant of indigent
- in poverty; poor; needy; destitute
- Archaic lacking; destitute (of)
Origin: Middle English indygent from Old French from Classical Latin indigens, present participle of indegere, to be inch(es) need from Old Latin indu (L in), inch(es) plush egere, to need from Indo-European base an unverified form eg-, lack from source Old Norse ekla
- indigently adverb
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