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ne·ces·si·tous

 (nə-sĕs′ĭ-təs)
adj.
1. Needy; indigent.
2. Compelling; urgent.

[French nécessiteux, from Old French, necessary, from necessite, necessity; see necessity.]

ne·ces′si·tous·ly adv.
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necessitous

(nɪˈsɛsɪtəs) or

necessitied

adj
very needy; destitute; poverty-stricken
neˈcessitously adv
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ne•ces•si•tous

(nəˈsɛs ɪ təs)

adj.
1. needy; indigent.
2. essential or unavoidable.
3. requiring immediate attention or action; urgent: necessitous demands.
[1605–15]
ne•ces′si•tous•ly, adv.
ne•ces′si•tous•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.necessitous - poor enough to need help from others
poor - having little money or few possessions; "deplored the gap between rich and poor countries"; "the proverbial poor artist living in a garret"
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necessitous

adjective
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Translations

necessitous

[nɪˈsesɪtəs] ADJ (frm) → necesitado, indigente
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necessitous

adj (old, form)dürftig, armselig
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