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.]


Wanting; void; free; destitute; -- used with of.




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.


© Webster 1913.

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