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necessitous

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1 impossible to do without
  • all the dreaded, necessitous decisions that one must make when arranging the funeral of a loved one

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2 lacking money or material possessions
  • amidst the holiday feasting, merrymaking and spending, it was easy to overlook the necessitous members of the community

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3 needing immediate attention
  • firmly of the belief that no matter is so necessitous that it cannot be put off until tomorrow

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“Necessitous.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/necessitous. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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