Crossword Clue and Answers

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This clue in was most recently seen in the wild in Irish Independent - Simple.

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  • Irish Independent - Simple - Friday, 17 Sep 2021
  • The Sun Cryptic - Wednesday, 19 May 2021
  • The Sun Cryptic - Wednesday, 30 Sep 2020

Crossword Answers

4 letters

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"

Anything that is necessary but lacking; "he had sufficient means to meet his simple needs"; "I tried to supply his wants"

LOSS Surinder Sobti
The act of losing someone or something; "everyone expected him to win so his loss was a shock"

LACK Surinder Sobti
Be without; "This soup lacks salt"; "There is something missing in my jewelry box!"

5 letters


RIGOR Surinder Sobti
The quality of being valid and rigorous

PINCH Surinder Sobti
Irritate as if by a nip, pinch, or tear; "smooth surfaces can vellicate the teeth"; "the pain is as if sharp points pinch your back"

6 letters

BURDEN Surinder Sobti
Weight to be borne or conveyed

DEARTH Surinder Sobti
An insufficient quantity or number

MISERY Surinder Sobti
A feeling of intense unhappiness; "she was exhausted by her misery and grief"

7 letters

TROUBLE Surinder Sobti
An effort that is inconvenient; "I went to a lot of trouble"; "he won without any trouble"; "had difficulty walking"; "finished the test only with great difficulty"

FAILURE Surinder Sobti
An act that fails; "his failure to pass the test"

ABSENCE Surinder Sobti
Failure to be present

POVERTY Surinder Sobti
The state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions

DEFAULT Surinder Sobti
Loss due to not showing up; "he lost the game by default"

8 letters

HARDSHIP Surinder Sobti

Something hard to endure; "the asperity of northern winters"

DISTRESS Surinder Sobti
The seizure and holding of property as security for payment of a debt or satisfaction of a claim; "Originally distress was a landlord's remedy against a tenant for unpaid rents or property damage but now the landlord is given a landlord's lien"

9 letters

A state of extreme poverty

NECESSITY Surinder Sobti
Anything indispensable; "food and shelter are necessities of life"; "the essentials of the good life"; "allow farmers to buy their requirements under favorable conditions"; "a place where the requisites of water fuel and fodder can be obtained"

10 letters

DIFFICULTY Surinder Sobti
A condition or state of affairs almost beyond one's ability to deal with and requiring great effort to bear or overcome; "grappling with financial difficulties"

DEFICIENCY Surinder Sobti
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"

BANKRUPTCY Surinder Sobti
A legal process intended to insure equality among the creditors of a corporation declared to be insolvent

STRICTNESS Surinder Sobti
Conscientious attention to rules and details

INADEQUACY Surinder Sobti
Unsatisfactoriness by virtue of being inadequate

MISFORTUNE Surinder Sobti
Unnecessary and unforeseen trouble resulting from an unfortunate event

11 letters

Act of depriving someone of food or money or rights; "nutritional privation"; "deprivation of civil rights"

12 letters

The quality of having an inferior or less favorable position



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