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The reasons for its adoption were, and are, still obviously wise, although not necessitous.

Alleviate the toil of the necessitous, but do not prevent their useful employment of time and means.

This venerable woman was prompt and undelaying in the relief she afforded to the necessitous.

He chose a night when a steady, blowing rain had driven all but limousined and most necessitous traffic from the streets.

Yet the cost of so formidable a journey would be far beyond this necessitous one's means.

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On this page you'll find 52 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to necessitous, such as: bad off, bankrupt, beggared, beggarly, behind the eight ball, and broke.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.