Definitions of neediness
  1. noun

    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”
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    an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

  2. noun

    a state of extreme poverty

    deprivation, privation, want
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    impoverishment, poorness, poverty

    the state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions

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