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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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Anuj Somany:

    When SOMEONE as an ordinary & real simple person is actually good in nature towards the needy people, practically NONE from his acquaintances would lend support to him; If ANYONE with loads of wealth & money pretends to be nice in words to others, then many and literally EVERYONE around him feigns to cooperate with him, but merely for own profits and gain. Such is the high level of hypocrisy and sycophancy in our society.

  2. Omar Khayyam:

    The value of three things is justly appreciated by all classes of men: youth, by the old; health, by the diseased; and wealth, by the needy.

  3. Publilius Syrus:

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

  4. Jules Feiffer:

    I used to think I was poor. Then they told me I wasn't poor, I was needy. They told me it was self-defeating to think of myself as needy, I was deprived. Then they told me underprivileged was overused. I was disadvantaged. I still don't have a dime. But I have a great vocabulary.

  5. Hubert 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.

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