Indigent

Definition of Indigent

In´di`gent
a.1.
1.Wanting; void; free; destitute; - used with of.
2.Destitute of property or means of comfortable subsistence; needy; poor; in want; necessitous.
Indigent faint souls past corporal toil.
- Shak.
Charity consists in relieving the indigent.
- Addison.

Related Words

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