/ (ˌkəʊdɪˈpɛndənsɪ) /
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psychol a state of mutual dependence between two people, esp when one partner relies emotionally on supporting and caring for the other partner
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Derived forms of co-dependencyco-dependent, adjective, noun
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How to use co-dependency in a sentence
Did they learn their lesson, or are they signing up for four more years of partisan codependency?After a Crushing Defeat, the Religious Right Still Won’t Get It Right|David Sessions|November 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Now Perry and reporters are in a different phase: codependency.