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Synonyms for indigent
ˈɪn dɪ dʒəntin·di·gent

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. indigent

    poor, straitened, needy, impecunious

    wealthy, rich, monied

Princeton's WordNet

  1. destitute, impoverished, indigent, necessitous, needy, poverty-strickenadjective

    poor enough to need help from others

    needy, innocent, barren, wiped out(p), devoid, necessitous, impoverished, broken, free, poverty-stricken, destitute


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. indigentadjective

    poor, destitute, needy, necessitous, pinched, reduced, penniless, moneyless, insolvent, distressed, short of money, out of money, out of cash, out of pocket, in need, in want

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "indigent":

    destitute, needy, poor, indigence, poverty

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  1. Robert Dunham:

    Both states have changed the way in which indigent capital defense is provided. Counsel makes a huge difference.

  2. Jack Vanderhei:

    I really can't explain why so many people are confident about their ability to pay for long-term care, it might be that they think - wrongly - that Medicare is going to cover it, or maybe they'll just spend down to indigent levels and go on Medicaid. But there's no way this is a justifiable sense of optimism.

  3. Kathryn Kase:

    Up until now, Mr. Panetti has had to proceed without any expert assistance, he is indigent, has been on death row for 20 years and has no way to afford his own mental health professionals.

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