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Definition of Belongingness
1. [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Belongingness
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. You Can Choose to Be Happy: "Rise Above" Anxiety, Anger, and Depression by Tom G. Stevens (1998)
"Before we can become concerned about self-actualization, we need to adequately satisfy basic needs such as health, safety, belongingness, love, and status. ..."
2. Letters of Sarah Orne Jewett by Sarah Orne Jewett (1911)
"I belong to the Club all the same, and I am sorry not to say yes when you ask me to do anything, having a deep sense of a true belongingness of friendship. ..."
3. One America Indivisible: A National Conversation on American Pluralism and by Sheldon Hackney (1999)
"... Buffalo conversations, University of Buffalo ethnomusicologist Charles Keil said: "It seems important that people have an intense local belongingness. ..."
4. Treatment Services for Adolescent Substance Abusers by Alfred S. Friedman (1998)
"... utilizes the other members by prompting and reinforcing individual behavior, and provides the attractive features of group belongingness, loyalty, ..."
5. Hydropolitics along the Jordan River; Scarce Water and Its Impact on the by Aaron T. Wolf (1995)
"From “inner” to “outer,” these are physiological needs, safety needs, belongingness and love, esteem, and self-actualization. ..."