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1. self-knowledge

noun. an understanding of yourself and your goals and abilities.

Synonyms

  • savvy
  • apprehension
  • understanding

Antonyms

  • injudiciousness
  • incomprehension
  • tasteful
  • tasteless

Etymology

  • knowledge (English)
  • knowleche (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • self- (English)

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Rhymes with Thirst For Knowledge

  • acknowledge
  • college
  • colledge

2. unwished-for

adjective. not welcome.

Synonyms

  • unwished
  • unwanted

Antonyms

  • welcome
  • desirable
  • loved

3. unlooked-for

adjective. not anticipated.

Synonyms

  • unforeseen
  • unanticipated
  • out of the blue

Antonyms

  • unsurprising
  • due
  • expectable
  • awaited

4. yearned-for

adjective. greatly desired.

Synonyms

  • longed-for
  • wished-for

Antonyms

  • unwelcome
  • unloved
  • undesirable

5. knowledge

noun. ['ˈnɑːlədʒ, ˈnɑːlɪdʒ'] the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning.

Synonyms

  • episteme
  • unconscious process
  • equivalent
  • head
  • mental process
  • perception
  • public knowledge
  • mind
  • process
  • cognitive content
  • mental attitude
  • cognitive operation
  • mental lexicon
  • place
  • structure
  • nous
  • power
  • information
  • operation
  • lexicon
  • mental object
  • inability
  • practice
  • cognitive process
  • history
  • brain
  • attitude
  • content
  • psyche
  • ability
  • general knowledge
  • cognition
  • cognitive factor
  • psychological feature
  • vocabulary
  • lexis

Antonyms

  • ability
  • unequal
  • undock
  • follower

Etymology

  • knowleche (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. hoped-for

adjective. expected hopefully.

Synonyms

  • anticipated
  • awaited

Antonyms

  • surprising
  • unthought-of
  • unhoped-for

7. 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))

8. 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))

9. 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))

10. thirst

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

Synonyms

  • ache
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • stupid
  • unintelligent
  • backward

Etymology

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

Sentences with thirst-for-knowledge


1. Noun Phrase
If you have an interest in both the human and animal anatomies, the Ojai School of Massage Online Education program can quench your thirst for knowledge in both categories and provide certification as well.

2. Noun Phrase
It's wise to capitalize on this thirst for knowledge before the apple of your eye starts balking your every request.

3. Noun Phrase
A book may represent a thirst for knowledge, a blanket may represent comfort or a heart-shaped picture frame might symbolize love.

4. Noun Phrase
People who take care of their minds and have a thirst for knowledge often feel proud of themselves and their achievements.

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