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Synonyms for needy
ˈni dineedy

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Wiktionary

  1. needyadjective

    Antonyms:
    confident

  2. needyadjective

    Needy people want to give too, but have few material goods to offer.

    Antonyms:
    confident

  3. needyadjective

    It's emotionally exhausting to be around her because she's so needy.

    Antonyms:
    confident

Princeton's WordNet

  1. needyadjective

    needy people collectively

    "they try to help the needy"

    Antonyms:
    rich, undemanding

  2. destitute, impoverished, indigent, necessitous, needy, poverty-strickenadjective

    poor enough to need help from others

    Synonyms:
    innocent, indigent, barren, wiped out(p), devoid, necessitous, impoverished, broken, free, poverty-stricken, destitute

    Antonyms:
    rich, undemanding

  3. needyadjective

    demanding or needing attention, affection, or reassurance to an excessive degree

    Synonyms:
    impoverished, necessitous, poverty-stricken, indigent, destitute

    Antonyms:
    rich, undemanding

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. needyadjective

    Synonyms:
    indigent, destitute, poor, NECESSITOUS

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. needyadjective

    Synonyms:
    destitute, indigent, penniless, impecunious

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "needy":

    indigent, destitute, poor, disadvantaged

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1711poor
#2535broken
#7271innocent
#14135disadvantaged
#19779needy
#24547barren
#27252devoid
#30192impoverished
#35529indigent
#43391destitute

How to use needy in a sentence?

  1. Emeasoba George:

    Anyone/any leader who fails to secure justice for the poor and as well fails to uphold the cause of the needy is never a true love/leader. For, a true love/leader ought to be securing justice for the poor and he or she ought to be upholding the cause of the needy around him/her and even those afar off.

  2. Omar Khayyam:

    The value of three things is justly appreciated by all classes of men: youth, by the old; health, by the diseased; and wealth, by the needy.

  3. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    Accomplish more only in the best manner and not by taking away from the needy.

  4. Hubert Humphrey:

    It was once said that the moral test of Government is how that Government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped.

  5. EMEASOBA GEORGE:

    The best gift you can give to a friend is honesty or trust. To your offender: forgiveness or second chance. To the needy or helpless: your God-given resources or riches. To your boss: loyalty and selfless service. To your country: patriotism. To your job or career: passion, hard work and commitment. To your child or children: quality education, affection and care. To your spouse or partner: true love and fidelity. To all and sundry or the world at large: true love, compassion, kindness, respect, equal rights and justice. But most importantly, to your creator i.e. God almighty: your lifetime and resources. ~Emeasoba George


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