neediness

Primary Meanings of neediness

1.
n
the quality of needing attention and affection and reassurance to a marked degree
2.
n
a state of extreme poverty
Full Definitions of neediness
1

n 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”
Type of:
quality
an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
2

n a state of extreme poverty

Synonyms:
deprivation, privation, want
Type of:
impoverishment, poorness, poverty
the state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions

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