Definition of Indigence
a state of extreme poverty and lack
Examples of Indigence in a sentence
1. Living in a state of indigence, the destitute family had no heat or running water in their one-bedroom shack. 🔉
2. Pleading indigence, the defendant told the judge that he was too poor to afford an attorney. 🔉
3. High medical costs are a significant cause of indigence for many of the elderly who are living in poverty. 🔉
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