A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

NEEDY

Thu, 28 Mar '24
Wanting
Sun, 10 Mar '24
High-maintenance, say
Tue, 7 Nov '23
Impoverished
Wed, 29 Mar '23
Not self-sufficient
Wed, 22 Mar '23
Attention-hoarding, say
Sun, 15 May '22
Deprived
Mon, 24 Jan '22
Like a partner who can't spend a second apart from you
Sun, 19 Dec '21
High-maintenance
Wed, 28 Apr '21
High-maintenance, in a way