necessitous

[ nuh-ses-i-tuh s ]SEE DEFINITION OF necessitous

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NECESSITOUS

I then made her understand how money was the thing that was the least necessary to the necessitous.

That is true,” said I; “I have always said so, but you are not necessitous, and should not drab baulor.

So Washington in 1778 thought that "Marshall is not a necessitous man."

Therefore to you alone do we see all necessitous Muses have recourse.

He became intemperate; and his intemperance made her necessitous.

Moreover, necessitous though I am, it goes against my pride to owe everything to my wife.

Mr. Renaud renewed his proposal for a treat to the necessitous poor in the neighbourhood.

They were all men of bad habits, and urgently necessitous, but yet of decent education and family.

I should be loath to try such an experiment or deprive you of your child—but necessitous non habet legem, the school-book says.

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

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