indigence

[ in-di-juhns ]
/ ˈɪn dɪ dʒəns /

noun

seriously impoverished condition; poverty.

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Origin of indigence

1325–75; Middle English < Latin indigentia need. See indigent, -ence

Can be confused

indigence indigents
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