necessitous

adjective
ne·​ces·​si·​tous | \ ni-ˈse-sə-təs How to pronounce necessitous (audio) \

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necessitously adverb
necessitousness noun

Examples of necessitous in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of necessitous

1611, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Necessitous.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/necessitous?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=n&file=necess07. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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