Indigent

In"di*gent

(?), a. [L. indigent, L. indigens, p. p. of indigere to stand in need of, fr. OL. indu (fr. in- in) + L. egere to be needy, to need.]
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1. Wanting; void; free; destitute; -- used with of. [Obs.] Bacon.
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2. Destitute of property or means of comfortable subsistence; needy; poor; in want; necessitous.
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Indigent faint souls past corporal toil.
Shak.
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Charity consists in relieving the indigent.
Addison.
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