What does needy mean?

Definitions for needy
ˈni dineedy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. needy(adj)

    needy people collectively

    "they try to help the needy"

  2. destitute, impoverished, indigent, necessitous, needy, poverty-stricken(adj)

    poor enough to need help from others

  3. needy(adj)

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

Wiktionary

  1. needy(Adjective)

    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. needy(Adjective)

    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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How to say needy in sign language?

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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. Emeasoba George:

    Do good to all and sundry. That is to say, act virtuously and kindly towards everyone. Most especially towards meeting the needs of the needy, the helpless, the poor or the less privileged persons around you and even those afar-off. I mean, be obliging (be willing to help someone else or others). For, kindness or generosity pays off eventually, no matter how small it seems. ~Emeasoba George

  2. Josh Archambault:

    There is so much low-hanging fruit to catch in this country when it comes to welfare fraud, and sadly, every day that goes by without reform allows for abuse and steals resources from the truly needy.

  3. Publilius Syrus:

    A gift in season is a double favor to the needy.

  4. Salvation Army Maj. Gary Sturdivant:

    The saddest part is if the guy was that needy, he could have just come down to our center.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    You may not be able to give out all your resources/riches/fortune to the needy/helpless. But, you can give out some part of it/them just to advance the cause of the needy/helpless.

Images & Illustrations of needy

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