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[pt] Is “indigente” depreciative?

Hello @rjlima

Is “indigente” a depreciative word?

Both Priberam and Infopédia don’t say it is, but I have seen it being used in Portugal to offend people.


Ahhhh… What about “maldito”?

Both dictionaries don’t state it is depreciative, but I am almost 100% sure it is.

In its original meaning, in pt-br, indigente isn’t depreciative but can be used to be so.
Same for maldito.

Ahhhhh… thank you, the same here… “indigente” is a poor guy, but people here use the word to offend other people… “Pareces um indigente”.

I will add it to the depreciative list along with some other words I spotted today: