indigent

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in·di·gent

(in'dij-ĕnt)
Having insufficient income to pay for medical care or other living necessities.
[L. indigentia, want or need]
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The luxury of one class is counterbalanced by the indigence of another.
If I ever owed a strict and rigid duty to her, whose goodness saved me from a life of indigence and suffering, when should I ever feel it, as I should to-night?
Reuben Rosenthall had made his millions on the diamond fields of South Africa, and had come home to enjoy them according to his lights; how he went to work will scarcely be forgotten by any reader of the halfpenny evening papers, which revelled in endless anecdotes of his original indigence and present prodigality, varied with interesting particulars of the extraordinary establishment which the millionaire set up in St.