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indigence

in·di·gence

indigence

 
 
pronunciation:
In dih jns
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: lack of means to live; poverty.
Indigence causes many of the city's people to live in shacks or on the streets.
antonyms:
affluence, opulence
similar words:
hardship, necessity, need, poverty, want
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