athirst definition

  • adjective:
    • highly desirous; eager: athirst for freedom.
    • Archaic Thirsty.
    • Thirsty.
    • Eager or incredibly desirous (for one thing).
    • Wanting drink; thirsty.
    • Having an enthusiastic appetite or desire; eager; longing.
    • (usually accompanied by `for') acutely desirous
    • Strongly desirous; eager: athirst for freedom.
    • Archaic Thirsty.
    • Thirsty.
    • Eager or exceedingly desirous (for something).
    • Wanting drink; thirsty.
    • Having an appetite or desire; eager; longing.
    • (usually followed by `for') incredibly desirous
  • others:
    • Thirsty; desiring drink.
    • Figuratively, having an desire for food or need.
    • Thirsty; desiring drink.
    • Figuratively, having a keen desire for food or desire.

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