Indigent



[in-di-juh nt] /ˈɪn dɪ dʒənt/

adjective
1.
lacking food, clothing, and other necessities of life because of poverty; needy; poor; impoverished.
2.
Archaic.

noun
3.
a person who is indigent.
/ˈɪndɪdʒənt/
adjective
1.
so poor as to lack even necessities; very needy
2.
(usually foll by of) (archaic) lacking (in) or destitute (of)
noun
3.
an impoverished person
adj.

c.1400, from Old French indigent, from Latin indigentem (see indigence). As a noun, “poor person,” from early 15c.

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