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  Definition of hunger
  1. strong desire for something (not food or drink); "a thirst for knowledge"; "hunger for affection"
  2. a physiological need for food; the consequence of foood deprivation
  3. be hungry; go without food; "Let''s eat--I''m starving!"
  4. have a craving, appetite, or great desire for
  5. feel the need to eat
Similar Words: thirst, hungriness, starve, famish, crave, lust

 

Hyponyms: bulimia, emptiness, edacity, esurience, ravenousness, voracity, voraciousness, starvation, famishment, undernourishment, malnourishment

 

Derivational Morphology: crave, thirst, starve, lust, famish, hungriness, starvation, famishment, lecherousness, lustfulness, luxuria, craving

 

Language Translations:
Catalan: gana   Dutch: honger  
Finnish: nälkä   French: faim  
German: Hunger   Hebrew: רעב  
Hungarian: éhség   Icelandic: hungur  
Italian: fame   Latin: fames  
Norwegian: sult   Polish: głód  
Portuguese: fome   Romanian: foame  
Russian: голод   Slovak: hlad  
Slovene: glad   Spanish: hambre  
Swedish: hunger   Telugu: ఆకలి  
Vietnamese: đói  
 
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