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 ?
Their position was perhaps the happiest of all positions in the social scale, being above the line at which neediness ends, and below the line at which the CONVENANCES begin to cramp natural feelings, and the stress of threadbare modishness makes too little of enough.
Some beggars look innocent and show their neediness but actually they have quite some different intentions they pilfer the people and run away.
Drawing on his experience of voicing Batman villain The Joker in the long-running animated TV series, Mark 'Luke Skywalker' Hamill provides Chucky with a plaintive, comic and hostile neediness.
You're right, neediness and possessiveness aren't attractive qualities, and if your girlfriend finds herself constantly reassuring you, she'll get fed up with it.
In the Netflix series "(https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2017/feb/23/the-royal-house-of-windsor-review-not-another-history-lesson) The Royal House of Windsor, " narrator Gwilym Lee said that the late Princess of Wales' issues like her neediness stemmed from her difficult childhood.
Everyone knows someone whose compliments are veiled insults, or "a barbed snipe," and whose neediness consumes the air around them.
In addition, neediness is also measured by the standard of living of a society.
Emily Blunt, pictured, steals the film as Prudie, a snobbish and sometimes cruel woman, who hides her emotional neediness behind the facade of the boorish scholar.
Ira's strategies of setting up a local meet-and-greet, challenging a child to a dance off and playing it cool backfire because his emotional neediness, zeal and occasional social cluelessness repel his peers.
It addresses the concepts of distress, vulnerability, and neediness; the social pedagogical concept of coping with life; the four dimensions of the situation of coping (dependency, expression, appropriation, and recognition) as a means of access for social work; social and generational justice; using the concept of coping for developing recommendations for action; the perspective of enabling; social problems and social integration; professional agency; social work and welfare policy, particularly in Europe; and transnational approaches.
Emotional neediness never turns pathetic; it's given a full rationale.
The ministry said that these classifications include organizations which aim to enhance the social lives of people with limited income, push them to achieve development, and help them overcome their neediness by becoming productive.