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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In the manner of someone lacking food, clothing, and other necessities of life because of poverty; In a needy, poor, or impoverished manner.

Usage examples (4)
  • "What right have you to ask?" she began indigently.
  • The red dust swirled, still propelled by the force of my throw, but ceased to move only seconds after so indigently being thrown in.
  • The bare-bodied, the indigently clad, no longer have the right to use and occupy them, without a permit, on the strength of their smiling faces alone.
  • Relationship basics Am I indefinitely, irrevocably, rationally, indigently, inevitably, unconstitutionally, possibly, not attractive but maybe am? for more
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