neediness


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need·y

 (nē′dē)
adj. need·i·er, need·i·est
1. Being in need; impoverished; a charity that helped needy immigrants.
2. Wanting or needing affection, attention, or reassurance, especially to an excessive degree.

need′i·ly adv.
need′i·ness n.

neediness

(ˈniːdɪnɪs)
n
the state of being needy; poverty

need•i•ness

(ˈni di nɪs)

n.
a condition of need; poverty; indigence.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neediness - a state of extreme povertyneediness - a state of extreme poverty    
impoverishment, poorness, poverty - the state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions
2.neediness - the quality of needing attention and affection and reassurance to a marked degree; "he recognized her neediness but had no time to respond to it"
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare

neediness

noun
Translations

neediness

[ˈniːdɪnɪs] Nnecesidad f, pobreza f

neediness

nArmut f, → Bedürftigkeit f
References in classic literature ?
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She warned that instead of getting back together, her neediness might scare Harry away.
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Their neediness does not end after the month of December, and with cold winter months ahead, help is desperately needed for food, heat and basic survival, especially the many families with young children.
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Blanchett is striking, playing an insecure but conceited woman whose neediness is balanced by a loneliness that makes her a complex but desperately charismatic personality.