Associations to the word «Dependence»

Wiktionary

DEPENDENCE, noun. The state of being dependent, of relying upon another.
DEPENDENCE, noun. An irresistible physical or psychological need, especially for a chemical substance.

Dictionary definition

DEPENDENCE, noun. The state of relying on or being controlled by someone or something else.
DEPENDENCE, noun. Being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs).

Wise words

Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.
Martin Luther King Jr.