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Adjective: indigent  in-di-junt
  1. Poor enough to need help from others
    - destitute, impoverished, necessitous, needy, poverty-stricken, dirt-poor [informal]
Noun: indigent  in-di-junt
  1. A person who is very poor
    "The care of the indigent was extremely defective until the 1920's";
    - pauper

Derived forms: indigents

See also: poor

Type of: have-not, poor person

Encyclopedia: Indigent