[nee-dee] /ˈni di/
adjective, needier, neediest.
in a condition of or want; poverty-stricken; impoverished; extremely poor; destitute.
(used with a plural verb) needy persons collectively (usually preceded by the):
Help the needy.
adjective needier, neediest
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.
[ney-el] /neɪˈɛl/ noun 1. Louis Eugène Félix [lwee œ-zhen fey-leeks] /lwi œˈʒɛn feɪˈliks/ (Show IPA), 1904–2000, French physicist: Nobel prize 1970. /French neɛl/ noun 1. Louis (lwi). 1904–2000, French physicist, noted for his research on magnetism; shared the Nobel prize for physics in 1970
[neem] /nim/ 1. a product of the seeds of a tropical tree, Azadirachta indica, of the mahogany family, that disrupts reproduction in insects, used as an insecticide. 2. Also called neem tree, nim tree, margosa. the tree itself. /niːm/ noun 1. a large tree of India, Azadirachta indica, all parts of which are useful to […]
[nee-nuh] /ˈni nə/ noun 1. a city in E Wisconsin.
[nee-en-sef-uh-lon, -luh n] /ˌni ɛnˈsɛf əˌlɒn, -lən/ noun, plural neencephalons, neencephala [nee-en-sef-uh-luh] /ˌni ɛnˈsɛf ə lə/ (Show IPA) 1. the more recent part of the brain in the evolutionary development of animals, including the cerebral cortex and its related structures.