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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH indigenceindigence , indigents
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Indigence refers to a seriously impoverished condition. How is it different from the synonyms poverty and destitution? Find out on Thesaurus.com.
Example sentences from the Web for indigence
William Booth’s famous poverty maps, which the social reformer used to catalogue affluence and indigence in late Victorian London, don’t extend this far south.
But there are many more people balancing precariously on the verge of indigence.
It must be a dreadful situation for any man to have to choose between roguery and indigence.The 'Characters' of Jean de La Bruyre|Jean de La Bruyre
Their kings are without power and without glory; their subjects languish in indigence and wretchedness.Letters To Eugenia|Paul Henri Thiry Holbach
Banished from his native country and without any resource, Diogenes was reduced to great indigence.
And a life of simplicity and indigence, which moderates the sexual desires, now seems to me good.My Religion|Leo Tolstoy
Ordinary minds avoid, as much as possible, recurring to past periods of indigence and inferiority of station.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I|Francis Augustus Cox