necessitous circumstances

necessitous circumstances
See necessitous condition.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • necessitous circumstances — /nasesatas sarkamstaensaz/ Needing 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… …   Black's law dictionary

  • necessitous circumstances — /nasesatas sarkamstaensaz/ Needing 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… …   Black's law dictionary

  • 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… …   Black's law dictionary

  • 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… …   Black's law dictionary

  • 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 circumstances …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • necessitous — adjective distributing milk to necessitous mothers Syn: needy, poor, short of money, disadvantaged, underprivileged, in straitened circumstances, impoverished, poverty stricken, penniless, impecunious, destitute, pauperized, indigent, without a… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • necessitous — adj 1. needy, indigent, impoverished, impecunious, penurious, distressed, in reduced circumstances, reduced, straitened, in straitened circumstances, in narrow straits, in dire straits; poor, badly off, Inf. hard up, unable to make ends meet,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 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

  • non-support — The failure or neglect unreasonably to support those to whom an obligation of support is due; e.g. duty of parents to support children; duty to support spouse. Such failure to support is a criminal offense in most states. See e.g. Model Penal… …   Black's law dictionary

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