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1. hunger

noun. ['ˈhʌŋgɝ'] a physiological need for food; the consequence of food deprivation.

Synonyms

  • malnourishment
  • emptiness
  • famishment
  • drive
  • starvation
  • bulimia
  • esurience
  • voraciousness
  • hungriness
  • edacity
  • ravenousness
  • undernourishment

Antonyms

  • attract
  • unselfishness
  • contentment
  • be born

Etymology

  • hungor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hyngran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Hunger

  • younger
  • monger
  • ungar

Sentences with hunger


1. Adjective, comparative
But night owls who stay up later may suffer hunger pangs and sleeplessness at bedtime.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Just be aware that drinking San Pellegrino might lead to some extra hunger pangs throughout the day.

Quotes about hunger


1. When I was 4 years old, my brother and sister died of hunger, so I achieved my success through confidence, self-motivation and my hard work.
- Chen Guangbiao

2. Happy Hunger Games! And may the odds be ever in your favor.
- Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

3. What's great about the geek spirit is that life never seems to stop us, and they never seem to kill our enthusiasm, our optimism and our hunger to experience the world. We keep our sense of humor, we protect our dignity, we talk to our friends about the experience and then we start again fresh the very next day.
- Paul Feig

2. hunger

noun. ['ˈhʌŋgɝ'] strong desire for something (not food or drink).

Synonyms

  • hungriness
  • thirst
  • desire

Antonyms

  • solidity
  • worth
  • walk
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • hungor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hyngran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. hunger

verb. ['ˈhʌŋgɝ'] have a craving, appetite, or great desire for.

Synonyms

  • desire
  • want
  • thirst
  • crave
  • lust

Antonyms

  • inessential
  • have
  • venial sin
  • wetness

Etymology

  • hungor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hyngran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. hunger

verb. ['ˈhʌŋgɝ'] feel the need to eat.

Synonyms

  • ache
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • enjoy
  • better

Etymology

  • hungor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hyngran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. hunger

verb. ['ˈhʌŋgɝ'] be hungry; go without food.

Synonyms

  • suffer
  • famish
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • be well
  • feed
  • despair
  • presence

Etymology

  • hungor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hyngran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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