1. starved

adjective. ['ˈstɑːrvd'] suffering from lack of food.


  • malnourished


  • desirous
  • hungry

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Words that Rhyme with Starved

  • carved

Example sentences of the word starved

1. Verb, past participle
If you’re starved for space in your contemporary apartment, look upward as you decorate.

2. Adjective
This occurs when nutrition is repleted suddenly in starved individuals.

3. Verb, past tense
I lost about 100 pounds, but I rarely ever ate any salads and never starved myself.

Quotes containing the word starved

1. Do you know how much laughter is in a single bag of chips? Enough to feed a seriously starved midget for a week. Now with 33.3% reduced fat!
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. When I am king they shall not have bread and shelter only, but also teachings out of books, for a full belly is little worth where the mind is starved.
- Mark Twain, The Prince and the Pauper

3. It was rather beautiful: the way he put her insecurities to sleep. The way he dove into her eyes and starved all the fears and tasted all the dreams she kept coiled beneath her bones.
- Christopher Poindexter

2. sex-starved

adjective. desiring but deprived of sexual gratification.


  • unseductive

3. starved

adjective. ['ˈstɑːrvd'] extremely hungry.


  • ravenous
  • famished
  • hungry
  • sharp-set


  • abstemious
  • undesirous
  • wishful
  • athirst