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needn't contracted form of "need not".
needs of necessity; necessarily (usu. fol. or prec. by must).
needy in need, usu. of physical necessities, but sometimes of affection or other forms of emotional sustenance.
ne'er contracted form of "never" (used chiefly in literature).
ne'er-do-well one who is lazy or irresponsible; good-for-nothing. [2 definitions]
nefarious very wicked; evil.
negate to render ineffective or invalid; nullify. [2 definitions]
negation the act, process, or result of negating; denial or nullification. [2 definitions]
negative expressing or consisting of a negation or denial. [14 definitions]
negative income tax a proposed governmental subsidy system in which people having an income below a specified level would receive money directly from the government.
negativism a chronic tendency toward skepticism or doubt.
neglect to pay too little or no attention to. [5 definitions]
neglectful tending to neglect; careless or negligent (often fol. by of).
negligee a woman's dressing gown or robe, usu. long, full, and of a delicate, often translucent, fabric. [2 definitions]
negligence disregard of, omission of, or failure to do something necessary; carelessness or neglect, esp. when it is habitual. [2 definitions]
negligent guilty of neglecting, or tending to neglect. [2 definitions]
negligible so small or unimportant as to be of no account; trifling or insignificant.
negotiable capable of being converted into cash or of being transferred to the ownership of another with or without endorsement or compensation. [2 definitions]
negotiate to bargain or come to terms with another party or parties. [5 definitions]
negotiation (often pl.) mutual discussions intended to produce an agreement. [2 definitions]
Negrito any of various short, dark-skinned peoples of the Philippines, Malaysia, or Africa.