hour of need

Definition of hour of need

  1. :  the time when help is most needed They helped us in our hour of need.

Word by Word Definitions

hourplay
  1. :  a time or office for daily liturgical devotion

    :  canonical hour

    :  the 24th part of a day :  60 minutes

needplay
  1. :  necessary duty :  obligation

    :  a lack of something requisite, desirable, or useful

    :  a physiological or psychological requirement for the well-being of an organism

  1. :  to be needful or necessary

    :  to be in want

    :  to be in need of :  require


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