needful (adj.) Old form(s): needefull , needfull
necessary, needed, indispensable
1H6 IV.iii.18[Lucy to Richard] Never so needful on the earth of France
Cym IV.iii.8[Cymbeline to all, of the queen] her son gone, / So needful for this present
H8 II.iv.231[Campeius to King Henry] 'tis a needful fitness / That we adjourn this court till further day
TC IV.iv.138[Troilus to Cressida] To our own selves bend we our needful talk

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