Definitions for needy
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word needy.
needy people collectively
"they try to help the needy"
destitute, impoverished, indigent, necessitous, needy, poverty-strickenadjective
poor enough to need help from others
demanding or needing attention, affection, or reassurance to an excessive degree
In need, poor.
Needy people want to give too, but have few material goods to offer.
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.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Poor; necessitous; distressed by poverty.
Etymology: from need.
Their gates to all were open evermore,
And one sat waiting ever them before,
To call in comers by, that needy were and poor. Fa. Q.
—— In his needy shop a tortoise hung,
An alligator stuff’d, and other skins
Of ill-shap’d fishes. William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet.
The poor and needy praise thy name. Ps. lxxiv. 21.
We bring into the world a poor needy uncertain life, short at the longest, and unquiet at the best. William Temple.
Nuptials of form, of int’rest, or of state,
Those seeds of pride are fruitful in debate:
Let happy men for gen’rous love declare,
And chuse the needy virgin, chaste and fair. George Granville.
To relieve the needy, and comfort the afflicted, are duties that fall in our way every day. Joseph Addison, Spect. №. 93.
distressed by want of the means of living; very por; indigent; necessitous
The numerical value of needy in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of needy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
There is nothing more becoming a wise man than to make choice of friends, for by them thou shalt be judged what thou art. Let them therefore be wise and virtuous, and none of those that follow thee for gain; but make election rather of thy betters than thy inferiors; shunning always such as are poor and needy, for if thou givest twenty gifts and refuse to do the like but once, all that thou hast done will be lost, and such men will become thy mortal enemies.
A gift in season is a double favor to the needy.
The saddest part is if the guy was that needy, he could have just come down to our center.
The fact is, there is not an unlimited pot of money to help needy students or high-achieving low-income students. And there is a certain one-for-one, a crowding-out effect.
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.
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- Bedürftige, bedürftigGerman
- pobre, necesitadoSpanish
- فقیر, نیازمندPersian
- köyhä, puutteenalainen, vähävarainenFinnish
- nécessiteuse, dans le besoin, nécessiteuxFrench
- uireasbhachScottish Gaelic
- 아주 가난한Korean
- muhtaç, fakir, yoksulTurkish
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