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  Definition of Necessity
  1. anything indispensable; "food and shelter are necessities of life"; "the essentials of the good life"; "allow farmers to buy their requirements under favorable conditions"; "a place where the requisites of water fuel and fodder can be obtained"
  2. the condition of being essential or indispensable
Similar Words: essential, requirement, requisite, necessary

 

Hyponyms: desideratum, must, need, want, requisiteness, urgency

 

Attributes: necessary, unnecessary, unneeded

 

Derivational Morphology: want, need, require, necessitate, ask, postulate, take, involve, call for, demand

 

Anagrams: sentiency

 

 
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