Definitions of indigence

  1. a state of extreme poverty or destitution; "their indigence appalled him"; "a general state of need exists among the homeless" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The condition of being indigent; want of estate, or means of comfortable subsistence; penury; poverty; as, helpless, indigence. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Poverty. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. The state of being destitute or very poor; poverty; want. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Want of means: extreme poverty. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. State of being indigent; extreme poverty. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. Want; poverty. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  8. n. Want of estate or means of comfortable subsistence ; - poverty ; penury ; destitution. Cabinet Dictionary
  9. Want, penury, poverty. Complete Dictionary