Definition Of needful


necessary; requisite.

a further word was needful


she gave her money away to needful people

Example Of needful

  • Another statement by Cantillon would also be seen as mercantilist: ‘It is needful to discourage all foreign manufactures and to give plenty of employment to the inhabitants.’

  • At the end of the section he writes: For one thing is needful : that a human being should attain satisfaction with himself, whether it be by means of this or that poetry or art; only then is a human being at all tolerable to behold.

  • ‘One thing is needful ,’ Nietzsche wrote in The Gay Science.

  • But if you don't get that primitive, needful howl out of your system you're missing something vital to the human experience.

  • But one thing is needful : and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her.

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