Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a necessitous manner: as, to be necessitously circumstanced.

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  • adverb In a necessitous way.

Etymologies

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necessitous +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Never overstepping the strict boundaries of legal righteousness, he was neither warm-hearted nor generous — in fact, he would turn any trick which could be speciously, or at best necessitously, recommended to his conscience.

    Jennie Gerhardt

  • Oppression is often the CONSEQUENCE, but seldom or never the MEANS of riches; and tho 'avarice will preserve a man from being necessitously poor, it generally makes him too timorous to be wealthy.

    Common Sense

  • ~ -- Though avarice will preserve a man from being necessitously poor, it generally makes him too timorous to be wealthy.

    Pearls of Thought

  • Oppression is often the consequence, but seldom or never the means of riches; and though avarice will preserve a man from being necessitously poor, it generally makes him too timorous to be wealthy.

    Common Sense

  • Oppression is often the consequence, but seldom or never the means of riches; and though avarice will preserve a man from being necessitously poor, it generally makes him too timorous to be wealthy.

    Section II

  • Oppression is often the CONSEQUENCE, but seldom or never the MEANS of riches; and though avarice will preserve a man from being necessitously poor, it generally makes him too timorous to be wealthy.

    Common Sense

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