Synonyms for neediness

Synonyms for (noun) neediness

Synonyms: neediness

Definition: the quality of needing attention and affection and reassurance to a marked degree

Usage: he recognized her neediness but had no time to respond to it

Similar words: quality

Definition: an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

Usage: the quality of mercy is not strained--Shakespeare

Synonyms: privation, neediness, deprivation, want

Definition: a state of extreme poverty

Similar words: poverty, poorness, impoverishment

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

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