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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of requiring attention and affection and reassurance to a marked degree; A state of extreme poverty.

Usage examples (34)
  • He recognized her neediness but had no time to respond to it
  • And neediness is the biggest turn off; the thing most likely to send any man/boy running at top speed in the opposite direction.
  • I think her "neediness" may keep other young women at bay.
  • Falling that, I mean you have look at a really disturbed personality, someone who has a gaping hole in their psyche, you know, the kind of neediness that just oozes. for more
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