Indigent meaning

ĭn'dĭ-jənt
The definition of an indigent is a person who is poor or needy.

An example of an indigent is a single parent who just lost a job.

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Indigent is defined as someone who has little or nothing.

An example of indigent is a homeless person.

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Experiencing want or need; impoverished.

Distributed food to indigent families.

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Lacking or deficient.
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A poor or destitute person.
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In poverty; poor; needy; destitute.
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Lacking; destitute (of)
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An indigent person.
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Poor; destitute; in need.
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A person in need, or in poverty.
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Origin of indigent

Middle English from Old French from Latin indigēns indigent- present participle of indigēre to need indu- in en in Indo-European roots egēre to lack