[ nuh-ses-i-tood, -tyood ]
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Origin of necessitude

1605–15; <Latin necessitūdō, equivalent to necessi-, combining form of necessenecessary + -tūdō-tude

Words Nearby necessitude Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use necessitude in a sentence

  • It had been of all things the most harassing and wearing—a life of dreary necessitude—a perpetual struggle with debt.

    Lord Kilgobbin | Charles Lever