What does needy mean?

Definitions for needy
ˈni dineedy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. needyadjective

    needy people collectively

    "they try to help the needy"

  2. destitute, impoverished, indigent, necessitous, needy, poverty-strickenadjective

    poor enough to need help from others

  3. needyadjective

    demanding or needing attention, affection, or reassurance to an excessive degree

Wiktionary

  1. needyadjective

    In need, poor.

    Needy people want to give too, but have few material goods to offer.

    Etymology: From nedy, equivalent to . Compare nodig, nötig, nödig.

  2. needyadjective

    Desiring constant affirmation, lacking in self confidence

    "It's emotionally exhausting to be around her because she's so needy."

    Etymology: From nedy, equivalent to . Compare nodig, nötig, nödig.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Needy

    distressed by want of the means of living; very por; indigent; necessitous

  2. Needy

    necessary; requiste

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  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of needy in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of needy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of needy in a Sentence

  1. Ganga Sagar Pant:

    I do not see what is important for me, rather, I see whom I am important. That is why I am working for the needy people in Nepal.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    Anyone/any leader who fails to secure justice for the poor and as well fails to uphold the cause of the needy is never a true love/leader. For, a true love/leader ought to be securing justice for the poor and he or she ought to be upholding the cause of the needy around him/her and even those afar off.

  3. Hubert H. Humphrey:

    It was once said that the moral test of Government is how that Government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    Giving is a prerequisite to receiving or getting more and more blessings, riches and money from God. Yes! whoever that gives generously and cheerfully most especially to the poor, the needy and the helpless cannot and will never lack throughout his or her lifetime (Proverbs 28:27, Acts 20:35). Uncommon and renowned givers Bill Gates, Bill And Melinda Gates Foundation or Gates Foundation, Andrew Carnegie, Carnegie Foundation, George Soros, Henry Ford, John D. Rockefeller Snr., John D. Rockefeller Jnr., Rockefeller Family, Rockefeller Foundation, Warren Buffett, Mother Theresa, Oprah Winfrey, Sudha Murthy, J.R.D Tata, J.N. Tata, Tata Group, Tata Motors, Tata Family, Aliko Dangote, Dangote Group, Dangote Foundation, Rochas Okorocha, Rochas Foundation among others. -Emeasoba George

  5. Emeasoba George:

    The best way to make your day count is just to help someone else out i.e. help someone who is needy or dare to motivate someone who is dispirited.

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