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English adjective: needy

1. needy poor enough to need help from others


Synonymsdestitute, impoverished, indigent, necessitous, poverty-stricken


Similarpoor


Antonymsrich

2. needy demanding or needing attention, affection, or reassurance to an excessive degree


Similardemanding


Antonymsundemanding


English noun: needy

1. needy (group) needy people collectively


SamplesThey try to help the needy.


Broader (hypernym)poor, poor people









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