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Webster's Dictionary [1]

(1): ( superl.) Necessary; requiste.

(2): ( superl.) Distressed by want of the means of living; very por; indigent; necessitous.

King James Dictionary [2]

Needy, a. Necessitous indigent very poor distressed by want of the means of living.

To relieve the needy and comfort the afflicted, are duties that fall in our way every day.

Spare the blushes of needy merit.