indigence definition

  • noun:
    • impoverishment; neediness.
    • extreme poverty or destitution
    • the healthiness of becoming indigent; not enough property, or method of comfortable subsistence; penury; impoverishment.
    • The condition of being indigent; insufficiency of means of subsistence; impoverishment; penury.
    • Synonyms Penury, Want, etc. See impoverishment.
    • a situation of extreme impoverishment or destitution

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