hunger definition

  • noun:
    • A strong need or importance of meals.
    • The vexation, weakness, or pain caused by a prolonged decreased food.
    • a very good desire or craving: a hunger for love.
    • a necessity or powerful need of food.
    • Any powerful desire.
    • An uneasy sensation occasioned ordinarily by the aim of meals; a craving or desire to have food.
    • Any powerful eager need.
    • An uneasy or painful feeling occasioned by the choose of meals; craving appetite.
    • Hence Any strong or eager desire.
    • A famine.
    • powerful desire for anything (not meals or drink)
    • a physiological requirement for meals; the result of meals starvation
  • verb-intransitive:
    • having a necessity or desire to have food.
    • to possess a good desire or craving.
    • To have the craving or uneasiness occasioned by intend of meals; to be oppressed by hunger.
    • to own an eager desire; to very long.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To cause to see appetite; make hungry.
    • to produce hungry; to famish.
  • verb:
    • To be in need of food.
    • having a desire for.
    • which will make hungry; to famish.
    • have a craving, appetite, or great wish to have
    • be hungry; forgo meals
    • feel the need for eating
  • others:
    • To feel the uneasiness or longing which can be occasioned by lengthy abstinence from meals; crave meals.
    • For this reason having an eager need; long.
    • To starve.

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