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Synonyms of needy

Noun


1. needy, poor people, poor

usage: needy people collectively; "they try to help the needy"

Adjective


1. destitute, impoverished, indigent, necessitous, needy, poverty-stricken, poor (vs. rich)

usage: poor enough to need help from others

2. needy, demanding (vs. undemanding)

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

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