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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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How to use needy in a sentence?

  1. Emeasoba George:

    The best way to make your day count is just to help someone else out i.e. help someone who is needy or dare to motivate someone who is dispirited.

  2. Alexander Gerlakh:

    I see how people are living and how needy they are now. They're losing their jobs, and many families are cutting back on spending to finance loans. People cannot pay, jobs are being lost in all industries except food. Just next to our factory is a factory that produces parts for railway engines. The buyers have no money to pay and they cannot afford to buy the raw materials to fulfill their orders. It's a chain ... Whole sectors are moving into a period of stagnation.

  3. Ehsan Sehgal:

    As a fact, charity organizations, mostly spent money, helping themselves than needy ones; otherwise, there were not remaining the needy ones in the world.

  4. Publilius Syrus:

    A gift in season is a double favor to the needy.

  5. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

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

Images & Illustrations of needy

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