1. starvation

noun. ['stɑːrˈveɪʃən'] a state of extreme hunger resulting from lack of essential nutrients over a prolonged period.


  • famishment
  • hunger


  • nourished

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Words that Rhyme with Starvation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word starvation

1. Noun, singular or mass
When a drone bee is ejected from the hive, he soon dies from cold or starvation.

Quotes containing the word starvation

1. To deprive a man of his natural liberty and to deny to him the ordinary amenities of life is worse then starving the body; it is starvation of the soul, the dweller in the body.
- Mahatma Gandhi

2. The warrior learns of the spiritual realm by dwelling on the cutting edge of the sword, standing at the edge of the fire pit, venturing right up to the edge of starvation if necessary. Vibrant and intense living is the warrior's form of worship.
- Stephen K. Hayes

2. starvation

noun. ['stɑːrˈveɪʃən'] the act of depriving of food or subjecting to famine.


  • starving
  • privation


  • be full
  • be well
  • wealth