Definition of necessitous:
needy, strapped, down-and-out, poverty-stricken, penniless, wiped out, barren, beggarly, destitute, broken, broke, free, impoverished, devoid, impecunious, penurious, rich, innocent, hard up, poor, indigent.
- "German Culture Past and Present", Ernest Belfort Bax.
- "On The Principles of Political Economy, and Taxation", David Ricardo.
- "Denzil Quarrier", George Gissing.