neediness

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

needy +‎ -ness

NounEdit

neediness (plural needinesses)

  1. The characteristic of being needy.
    • 1982, Julie A. Matthaei, An Economic History of Women in America: Women's Work, the Sexual Division of Labor, and the Development of Capitalism, page 247
      The kind of family neediness experienced by homemakers differed between classes.

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