(In"da*ga*tive) a. Searching; exploring; investigating. [Obs.] Jer. Taylor.
(In"da*ga`tor) n. [L.] A searcher; an explorer; an investigator. [Obs.]
Searched into by such skillful indagators of nature.Boyle.
(In*dam"age) v. t. See Endamage. [R.]
(In*dam"aged) a. Not damaged. [Obs.] Milton.
(In*dart") v. t. To pierce, as with a dart.
(In"da*zol) n. [Indol + azote.] (Chem.) A nitrogenous compound, C7H6N2, analogous to indol,
and produced from a diazo derivative of cinnamic acid.
(Inde) a. Azure-colored; of a bright blue color. [Obs.] Rom. of R.
(In*dear") v. t. See Endear.
(In*debt") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Indebted; p. pr. & vb. n. Indebting.] [OE. endetten, F. endetter; pref.
en- (L. in) + F. dette debt. See Debt.] To bring into debt; to place under obligation; chiefly used in
the participle indebted.
Thy fortune hath indebted thee to none.Daniel.
1. Brought into debt; being under obligation; held to payment or requital; beholden.
By owing, owes not, but still pays, at onceMilton.
Indebted and discharged.
2. Placed under obligation for something received, for which restitution or gratitude is due; as, we are
indebted to our parents for their care of us in infancy; indebted to friends for help and encouragement.
1. The state of being indebted.
2. The sum owed; debts, collectively.
(In*debt"ment) n. [Cf. F. endettement.] Indebtedness. [R.] Bp. Hall.
(In*de"cence) n. See Indecency. [Obs.] "An indecence of barbarity." Bp. Burnet.
(In*de"cen*cy) n.; pl. Indecencies [L. indecentia unseemliness: cf. F. indécence.]
1. The quality or state of being indecent; want of decency, modesty, or good manners; obscenity.
2. That which is indecent; an indecent word or act; an offense against delicacy.
They who, by speech or writing, present to the ear or the eye of modesty any of the indecencies I allude
to, are pests of society.Beattie.
Syn. Indelicacy; indecorum; immodesty; impurity; obscenity. See Indecorum.