What does needy mean?

Definitions for needyˈni di

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word needy.

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


  1. needy(Adjective)

    In need, poor.

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

  2. needy(Adjective)

    Desiring constant affirmation, lacking in self confidence

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

  3. Origin: 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


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Publilius Syrus:

    He doubly benefits the needy who gives quickly.

  2. Publilius Syrus:

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

  3. Vikrant Parsai:

    It is always better to help the needy than the poor.

  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. Sivaji:

    Donate to the extent that even if you don't have food for yourself after feeding the needy

Images & Illustrations of needy

  1. needyneedyneedy

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