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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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Numerology

  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. Jordan Peele:

    I used to go to the movie theater and watch horror movies and you know black people, we yell s --- at the screen, i ’d go watch like a Freddy movie and you ’d hear people saying s --- like, ‘ Oh, b ----, get out of the house ’ or ‘ No. no, no -- don’t walk backwards ! ’ or ‘ You’re white -- call the cops ! ’ I got it in my head that there was a missing piece of the conversation. There was a film that we were asking for, begging for that was n’t there for us.

  2. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Those, who go to aliens with a begging bowl for financial assistance in the pursuit of retaining power in their country and damage national pride, and subject the nation to international ridicule. Such people are criminals.

  3. Shanelle Ladd:

    People got out in their cars around me, there were about 30 of us, telling the kids to remain calm and begging the officer to put his gun down.

  4. James Scott:

    The Frankensteined architectonic IoT microcosm of the prototypical critical infrastructure organization renders an infinite attack surface just begging to be exploited.

  5. Laura Ziskin:

    I ’m begging you, please. It’s too offensive. You have to take it out.

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