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neediness

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  1. the state of lacking sufficient money or material possessions a family's general level of neediness is the determining factor in the allocation of charitable donations Synonyms beggary, destituteness, destitution, impecuniosity, impecuniousness, impoverishment, indigence, necessity, need, poverty, pauperism, penuriousness, penury, poorness, wantRelated Words gutter, misery, woe, wretchedness; exigency; emergency, rainy day; austerity, deprivation, privation; bankruptcy, insolvency; belt-tightening, pinching, straiteningNear Antonyms luxury, prosperityAntonyms affluence, opulence, richness, wealth, wealthiness


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