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1. thirst

noun. ['ˈθɝːst'] a physiological need to drink.

Synonyms

  • drive
  • thirstiness
  • polydipsia

Antonyms

  • wealth
  • inessential
  • have
  • venial sin

Etymology

  • þurst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Thirst

  • guaranty-first
  • unreimbursed
  • interspersed
  • unrehearsed
  • reimbursed
  • interfirst
  • traversed
  • submersed
  • medfirst
  • headfirst
  • dispersed
  • disbursed
  • conversed
  • reversed
  • rehearsed
  • immersed
  • emersed
  • coerced
  • wurst
  • worst
  • werst
  • versed
  • pursed
  • nursed
  • merced
  • kirst
  • kerst
  • hurst
  • huerst
  • herst

Sentences with thirst


1. Noun, singular or mass
Sightseeing can work up an appetite, or at least a thirst for a pint of fine ale.

2. Adjective
Symptoms of dehydration include thirst, dry, loose skin, sunken eyes and dry mouth.

Quotes about thirst


1. I had a second friend come over to my house, and do you know what I called her? A refill. If relationships aren’t drinkable, why do we thirst for them so much?
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. When it’s raining, instead of using an umbrella, try holding an empty drinking glass above your head. That’s exactly how I thirst for your love.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

3. Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred.
- Martin Luther King Jr.

2. thirst

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

Synonyms

  • hungriness
  • desire
  • hunger

Antonyms

  • be full
  • be well
  • feed
  • despair

Etymology

  • þurst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. thirst

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

Synonyms

  • desire
  • want
  • crave
  • lust
  • hunger

Antonyms

  • walk
  • stay in place
  • pull
  • attract

Etymology

  • þurst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. thirst

verb. ['ˈθɝːst'] feel the need to drink.

Synonyms

  • ache
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • stupid
  • unintelligent
  • backward

Etymology

  • þurst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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