necessitous


ne·ces·si·tous

adjective \ni-ˈse-sə-təs\

Definition of NECESSITOUS

3
:  necessary
ne·ces·si·tous·ly adverb
ne·ces·si·tous·ness noun

Examples of NECESSITOUS

  1. <all the dreaded, necessitous decisions that one must make when arranging the funeral of a loved one>
  2. <amidst the holiday feasting, merrymaking and spending, it was easy to overlook the necessitous members of the community>

First Known Use of NECESSITOUS

1611

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