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necessitousness

Definitions

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  • n. The state or condition of impoverishment; material need, especially of an urgent nature.
  • n. The state or condition of being necessary or essential; necessity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being necessitous; the want of what is necessary for one's station; need.

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Examples

  • Blessed be the Good One, Who suddenly enriched our necessitousness and supplied our needs!

    Hymn on the Nativity

  • His answer to her reproaches pleaded the necessitousness of his purchases and expenditure: a capital plea; and

    Diana of the Crossways — Volume 3

  • For though sometimes necessitousness be dumb, or misery speak not out, yet true charity is sagacious, and will find out hints for beneficence.

    Christian Morals

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