Poverty - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 31/03/2020

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Poverty.

4 letter answer(s) to poverty

NEED
  1. the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior; "we did not understand his motivation"; "he acted with the best of motives"
  2. anything that is necessary but lacking; "he had sufficient means to meet his simple needs"; "I tried to supply his wants"
  3. a condition requiring relief; "she satisfied his need for affection"; "God has no need of men to accomplish His work"; "there is a demand for jobs"
  4. a state of extreme poverty or destitution; "their indigence appalled him"; "a general state of need exists among the homeless"
  5. have need of; "This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner"
  6. have or feel a need for; "always needing friends and money"
  7. require as useful, just, or proper; "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position deman
WANT
  1. a specific feeling of desire; "he got his wish"; "he was above all wishing and desire"
  2. anything that is necessary but lacking; "he had sufficient means to meet his simple needs"; "I tried to supply his wants"
  3. the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable; "there is a serious lack of insight into the problem"; "water is the critical deficiency in desert regions"; "for want of a nail the shoe was lost"
  4. wish or demand the presence of; "I want you here at noon!"
  5. a state of extreme poverty
  6. have need of; "This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner"
  7. hunt or look for; want for a particular reason; "Your former neighbor is wanted by the FBI"; "Uncle Sam wants you"
  8. feel or have a desire for; want strongly; "I want to go home now"; "I want my own room"
  9. be without, lack; be deficient in; "want courtesy"; "want the strength to go on living"; "flood victims wanting food and shelter"

9 letter answer(s) to poverty

NEEDINESS
  1. the quality of needing attention and affection and reassurance to a marked degree; "he recognized her neediness but had no time to respond to it"
  2. a state of extreme poverty

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