Antonyms for neediest

Grammar : Adj
Spell : nee-dee
Phonetic Transcription : ˈni di

Definition of neediest

Origin :
  • late 12c., neodi "poor, indigent," from need (n.) + adjectival suffix -y (2). Cf. Dutch noodig, German nothig, Old Norse nauðigr. As a noun from mid-14c. Related: Needily; neediness.
  • adj deprived, impoverished
Example sentences :
  • Some of our neediest pupils prove to be the best in their classes.
  • Extract from : « American Missionary - Volume 50, No. 9, September, 1896 » by Various
  • Man is the neediest creature on God's earth, because he is a sinner.
  • Extract from : « Practical Religion » by John Charles Ryle
  • The world has never yet been so rich that waste did not work harm to the neediest.
  • Extract from : « The Church and Modern Life » by Washington Gladden
  • There are no favourites among the pilgrims except, perhaps, the neediest, and to them is given “more abundant honour.”
  • Extract from : « My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year » by John Henry Jowett
  • The tempter attacks first the neediest point, the hunger, and in so far the weakest, the likeliest to yield.
  • Extract from : « Quiet Talks about Jesus » by S. D. Gordon
  • It was the poorest and neediest of asylums; and the poor little orphaned wretches—but it is better not to speak of them.
  • Extract from : « Balcony Stories » by Grace E. King
  • When I had finished my course I said, ‘I will find the neediest people in the world and serve them.’
  • Extract from : « The Rope of Gold » by Roy J. Snell
  • I found, I believe, the neediest people right here in Haiti.
  • Extract from : « The Rope of Gold » by Roy J. Snell
  • Now he is devoting himself to mission work in the city where I met him, working among the neediest and lowest.
  • Extract from : « Quiet Talks on Following the Christ » by S. D. Gordon
  • Others die young leaving their families in the neediest circumstances.
  • Extract from : « Woman and Socialism » by August Bebel

Synonyms for neediest

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