Antonyms for needfulness

Grammar : Noun
Spell : need-fuh l
Phonetic Transcription : ˈnid fəl

Definition of needfulness

Origin :
  • late 12c., niedfulle, "needy," from need (n.) + -ful. Meaning "characterized by need" is from mid-13c.; meaning "indispensable" is from mid-14c.; noun meaning "what is necessary" is from 1709. Colloquial sense of "cash" is recorded from 1774 in phrase the needful "money." Related: Needfully.
  • As in necessity : noun need, essentiality
  • As in exigency : noun difficulty
  • As in exigency/exigence : noun difficulty; demand
Example sentences :
  • But the señor, who already has studied through ten years, will understand the needfulness of this short discipline.
  • Extract from : « The Aztec Treasure-House » by Thomas Allibone Janvier

Synonyms for needfulness

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