Definition of needy in English:

needy

Syllabification: need·y
Pronunciation: /ˈnēdē
 
/

adjective (needier, neediest)

Derivatives

neediness

noun
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  • The abuse of power is rooted in the abusive family member's extreme emotional deprivation and neediness.
  • Frank sang aggressively, peremptorily, without really expecting an answer; there is desperation and neediness in Nora's voice, but I don't hear her as genuinely asking a question either.
  • He believes that conservatives tend to be people whose psychological needs went unmet in childhood, and who survived this early impoverishment by developing contempt for their own neediness.

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