needeful etymology

Middle English word needeful comes from Old English -ful (Full of; -ful.), Old English neod, Old English nēod

Detailed word origin of needeful

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ful Old English (ang) Full of; -ful.
neod Old English (ang) Desire, longing; zeal, eagerness, diligence, earnestness, earnest endeavor. Pleasure, delight.
nēod Old English (ang)
nēodful Old English (ang)
neodful Old English (ang) Earnest, zealous.
nedeful Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as needeful

Descendants of -ful
-full careful carfulli myndeful nedeful senful shamefull sinful sunful synful traitourfull wonderful wondirful
Descendants of neod
nede need needely neod neodliche