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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beggary, begging, mendicancynoun

    a solicitation for money or food (especially in the street by an apparently penniless person)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Begging

    of Beg

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  1. Begging

    Begging is the practice of imploring others to grant a favor, often a gift of money, with little or no expectation of reciprocation. Beggars may be found in public places such as transport routes, urban parks, and near busy markets. Besides money, they may also ask for cigarettes or other small items. According to a study in the journal of the Canadian Medical Association, " [of beggars] stated that they would prefer a minimum-wage job, typically citing a desire for a 'steady income' or 'getting off the street.' However, many felt they could not handle conventional jobs because of mental illness, physical disability or lack of skills."

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of begging in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of begging in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of begging in a Sentence

  1. Jesse Eisenberg:

    It's wonderful, normally you're in a movie and you're begging people to look at it. And this is the exact opposite: You have to keep everything a secret. So it's certainly a relief to be in something that's not only really great and that you're proud of but that other people are interested in as well.

  2. Kayla Tarrant:

    We're literally begging people to care about our issues.

  3. Don Nicholas:

    Women were like, 'Take us in, we'll have sex with you. Here's gold. I have this money, here's jewels. Please just let me in!' within 48 hours, that's all I heard. People begging.

  4. Chief Nursing Officer Tammy Daniel:

    We're getting ready to intubate the patient, which means putting them on a ventilator, and they said,' If I get the vaccine now, could I not go on the ventilator ?' So, they're begging for it, they're desperate because they are gasping for air, they can't breathe, they are scared, they feel like they're going to pass away.

  5. Donald Trump:

    If you look at Sandy Hook, those people are still begging for help. It's a disaster, and it's a disaster all over the place, what we need is a leader, we don't have leader.

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