destitute or necessitous circumstances

destitute or necessitous circumstances
Circumstances in which one needs the necessaries of life, which cover not only primitive physical needs, things absolutely indispensable to human existence and decency, but those things, also, which are in fact necessary to the particular person left without support

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • Necessitously — Necessitous Ne*ces si*tous, a. [Cf. F. n[ e]cessiteux.] 1. Very needy or indigent; pressed with poverty. [1913 Webster] Necessitous heirs and penurious parents. Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] 2. Narrow; destitute; pinching; pinched; as, necessitous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Necessitousness — Necessitous Ne*ces si*tous, a. [Cf. F. n[ e]cessiteux.] 1. Very needy or indigent; pressed with poverty. [1913 Webster] Necessitous heirs and penurious parents. Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] 2. Narrow; destitute; pinching; pinched; as, necessitous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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