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From Middle English _necessite_, from Old French _necessite_, from Latin _necessitas_ (“unavoidableness, compulsion, exigency, necessity”), from _necesse_ (“unavoidable, inevitable”); see necessary.

From Middle English necessite, from Old French necessite, from Latin necessitas (unavoidableness, compulsion, exigency, necessity), from necesse (unavoidable, inevitable); see necessary.

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* IPA(key): /nɪˈsɛsəti/

  • IPA(key): /nɪˈsɛsəti/

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NECESSITY (_plural_ NECESSITIES) * ​ The quality or state of being necessary, unavoidable, or absolutely requisite. _I bought a new table out of NECESSITY. My old one was ruined._ * The condition of being needy or necessitous; pressing need; indigence; want. * That which is necessary; a requisite; something indispensable. * Tenzin Gyatso Love and compassion are NECESSITIES, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive. _A tent is a NECESSITY if you plan on camping._ * That which makes an act or an event unavoidable; irresistible force; overruling power; compulsion, physical or moral; fate; fatality. * 1804, Wordsworth, _The Small Celandine_ I stopped, and said with inly muttered voice, 'It doth not love the shower, nor seek the cold: This neither is its courage nor its choice, But its NECESSITY in being old. * The negation of freedom in voluntary action; the subjection of all phenomena, whether material or spiritual, to inevitable causation; necessitarianism. * (law) Greater utilitarian good; _used in justification of a criminal act_. _doctrine of necessity_ * (law, in the plural) Indispensable requirements (of life). SYNONYMS * (state of being necessary): inevitability, certainty ANTONYMS * (state of being necessary): impossibility, contingency * (something indispensable): luxury DERIVED TERMS RELATED TERMS TRANSLATIONS EXTERNAL LINKS * necessity in _Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary_, G. & C. Merriam, 1913 * necessity in _The Century Dictionary_, The Century Co., New York, 1911

necessity (plural necessities)

  1. The quality or state of being necessary, unavoidable, or absolutely requisite.
    I bought a new table out of necessity. My old one was ruined.
  2. The condition of being needy or necessitous; pressing need; indigence; want.
  3. That which is necessary; a requisite; something indispensable.
    A tent is a necessity if you plan on camping.
  4. That which makes an act or an event unavoidable; irresistible force; overruling power; compulsion, physical or moral; fate; fatality.
  5. The negation of freedom in voluntary action; the subjection of all phenomena, whether material or spiritual, to inevitable causation; necessitarianism.
  6. (law) Greater utilitarian good; used in justification of a criminal act.
    doctrine of necessity
  7. (law, in the plural) Indispensable requirements (of life).

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