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Definitions of indigent

  1. INDIGENTLY. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2. poor enough to need help from others Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Wanting; void; free; destitute; - used with of. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Destitute; needy; as, an indigent widow. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. In need of anything: destitute of means of subsistence: poor. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. Needy; poor. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. Destitute; needy; poor. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. In need; destitute of means of subsistence. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. Poor; needy; necessitous. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for indigent

  1. I was inspired to go out and search the window where burned the indigent just perceptibly, rakish candle. – The Jervaise Comedy by J. D. Beresford
  2. To honor her memory, a new foundation for the support of the daughters of indigent parents was instituted; and at the Villa Albani there is another bas- relief, which represents Faustina surrounded by young girls and distributing among them corn, which they receive in the folds of their dresses. – Roman Women Woman: In All Ages and in All Countries, Volume 2 (of 10) by Alfred Brittain
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