a crying need


: a very obvious need : a serious and important need
There's a crying need for reform in this city.

Examples of a crying need in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In most communities, there’s a crying need for people to donate their time and help. Jeanne Phillips, The Mercury News, 11 Mar. 2024 At the end of the day there is a crying need for creativity not just in front of the camera or at the writing desk but at the core of business operations themselves. Howard Homonoff, Forbes, 17 July 2023

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“A crying need.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20crying%20need. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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