Antonyms
Etymology

1. needy

adjective. ['ˈniːdi'] demanding or needing attention, affection, or reassurance to an excessive degree.

Antonyms

  • preserved

Etymology

  • nedy (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Needy

  • scafidi
  • scaffidi
  • mccreedy
  • mccredie
  • mccready
  • mccreadie
  • urquidi
  • shahidi
  • caridi
  • canedy
  • afridi
  • tweedy
  • tweedie
  • speedy
  • greedy
  • freidy
  • amidi
  • weedy
  • sheedy
  • seedy
  • riedy
  • reidy
  • reedy
  • midi
  • leidy
  • leedy
  • keedy
  • keady
  • hedy
  • guidi

Sentences with needy


1. Adjective
Volunteer at a local soup kitchen or organize a toy drive for needy children.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Rather than sewing items for themselves, guide the group members to make things for the needy.

Quotes about needy


1. What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like.
- Saint Augustine

2. If this is going to be a Christian nation that doesn't help the poor, either we have to pretend that Jesus was just as selfish as we are, or we've got to acknowledge that He commanded us to love the poor and serve the needy without condition and then admit that we just don't want to do it.
- Stephen Colbert

3. Because introverts are typically good listeners and, at least, have the appearance of calmness, we are attractive to emotionally needy people. Introverts, gratified that other people are initiating with them, can easily get caught in these exhausting and unsatisfying relationships.
- Adam S. McHugh

2. needy

adjective. ['ˈniːdi'] poor enough to need help from others.

Synonyms

  • impoverished
  • poverty-stricken
  • destitute
  • poor
  • necessitous

Antonyms

  • existent
  • privileged
  • fortunate
  • sufficient

Etymology

  • nedy (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. needy

noun. ['ˈniːdi'] needy people collectively.

Synonyms

  • poor people

Antonyms

  • rich
  • good

Etymology

  • nedy (Middle English (1100-1500))
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