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 Meanings and Examples of NECESSITY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
necessity
 n.  the condition of being essential or indispensable
 n.  anything indispensable
Classic Sentence: (191 in 13 pages)
1  In fact, the mothers of all her girl friends impressed on their daughters the necessity of being helpless, clinging, doe-eyed creatures.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
2  He tried to think of something to say and couldn't, and silently he blessed her because she kept up a steady chatter which relieved him of any necessity for conversation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
3  Scarlett and Melanie both were thinking of Ashley, as they always did when urgent tasks or the necessity of carrying on a conversation did not divert them.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
4  The present was with her again, the necessity of laying Melanie and her child on a soft bed and doing those small things for her that could be done.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
5  Even with this startling news, Scarlett was grateful that Aunt Pitty had saved her the necessity of bringing his name into the conversation herself.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
6  Scarlett wondered how he managed so onerous a job in his condition but asked no questions, realizing wryly that almost anything was possible when necessity drove.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
7  And it was against this nocturnal organization that the newspapers of the North cried out most loudly, never realizing the tragic necessity that brought it into being.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
8  While Frank and his quiet churchgoing friends realized the necessity of the system, they deplored it just the same.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
9  Lily had abundant energy of her own, but it was restricted by the necessity of adapting herself to her aunt's habits.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
10  That walk she did not mean to miss; one glance at the bills on her writing-table was enough to recall its necessity.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
11  But if Selden's infatuation seemed a fatal necessity, the effect that his name produced shook Gerty's steadfastness with a last pang.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
12  The necessity of accepting this view of their past relation, and of meeting it in the key of pleasantry prevalent among her new friends, was deeply humiliating to Lily.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 5
13  This warp seemed necessity; and here, thought I, with my own hand I ply my own shuttle and weave my own destiny into these unalterable threads.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 47. The Mat-Maker.
14  Wherefore the necessity for his periodical visits to the upper world.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 85. The Fountain.
15  Because the greatest necessity for so doing would seem to be, when in feeding he accidentally takes in water.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 85. The Fountain.
Example Sentence: (28 in 2 pages)
1  There is absolutely no necessity for you to be involved.
2  This is, of necessity, a brief and incomplete account.
3  There is agreement on the necessity of reforms.
4  We recognize the necessity for a written agreement.
5  You must understand the necessity of education.
6  I look upon this as an absolute necessity.
7  The violence of the revolutionary years was justifiable on the grounds of political necessity.
8  The best teacher one can have is necessity.
9  The relatively continuous use of standard system outputs to determine the necessity for corrective action.
10  You can dial directly without the necessity of going through the operator.
11  The wise are instructed by reason; ordinary minds, by experience; the stupid, by necessity; and brutes, by instinct.
12  We're going to focus on the relationship between freedom and necessity.
13  A friend is known in necessity.
14  He argued that nuclear weapons were a political necessity.
15  He is changing job out of necessity, not because he particularly wants to.