In"di*gence (?), n. [L. indigentia: cf. F. indigence. See Indigent.]

The condition of being indigent; want of estate, or means of comfortable subsistence; penury; poverty; as, helpless, indigence.

Cowper.

Syn. -- Poverty; penury; destitution; want; need; privation; lack. See Poverty.

 

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