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hungry

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Adjective
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hun=gry
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52 in 52 verses (in OT : 30 in 30 verses) (in NT : 22 in 22 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

hungrya. [AS. hungrid. See Hunger.].
  •  Feeling hunger; having a keen appetite; feeling uneasiness or distress from want of food; hence, having an eager desire.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Showing hunger or a craving desire; voracious.  [1913 Webster]
    "The cruel, hungry foam."  [1913 Webster]
    "Cassius has a lean and hungry look."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Not rich or fertile; poor; barren; starved; as, a hungry soil.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

hungry, adj. (hungrier, hungriest)
1 feeling or showing hunger; needing food.
2 inducing hunger (a hungry air).
3 a eager, greedy, craving. b Austral. mean, stingy.
4 (of soil) poor, barren.

Derivative
hungrily adv. hungriness n.
Etymology
OE hungrig (as HUNGER)

THESAURUS

hungry

acquisitive, athirst, avid, consumed with desire, coveting, covetous, craving, deprived, desirous, devoured by desire, dog-hungry, dying, eager, empty, famished, famishing, fasting, fervid, greedy, half-famished, half-starved, hankering, hollow, hungering, insatiable, itching, keen, longing, mad with lust, peckish, pinched with hunger, prurient, rapacious, ravening, ravenous, sharp-set, starved, starving, thirsting, thirsty, unfilled, voracious, wolfish, yearning

ROGET THESAURUS

hungry

Desire

N desire, wish, fancy, fantasy, want, need, exigency, mind, inclination, leaning, bent, animus, partiality, penchant, predilection, propensity, willingness, liking, love, fondness, relish, longing, hankering, inkling, solicitude, anxiety, yearning, coveting, aspiration, ambition, vaulting ambition, eagerness, zeal, ardor, empressement, breathless impatience, overanxiety, impetuosity, appetite, appetition, appetence, appetency, sharp appetite, keenness, hunger, stomach, twist, thirst, thirstiness, drouth, mouthwatering, itch, itching, prurience, cacoethes, cupidity, lust, concupiscence, edge of appetite, edge of hunger, torment of Tantalus, sweet tooth, lickerish tooth, itching palm, longing eye, wistful eye, sheep's eye, greed, voracity, passion, rage, furore, mania, manie, inextinguishable desire, dipsomania, kleptomania, lover, amateur, votary, devotee, aspirant, solicitant, candidate, applicant, supplicant, cormorant, desideratum, want, a consummation devoutly to be wished, attraction, magnet, allurement, fancy, temptation, seduction, fascination, prestige, height of one's ambition, idol, whim, whimsy, whimsey, maggot, hobby, hobby-horse, Fortunatus's cap, wishing cap, wishing stone, wishing well, desirous, desiring, inclined, partial to, fain, wishful, optative, anxious, wistful, curious, at a loss for, sedulous, solicitous, craving, hungry, sharp-set, peckish, ravening, with an empty stomach, esurient, lickerish, thirsty, athirst, parched with thirst, pinched with hunger, famished, dry, drouthy, hungry as a hunter, hungry as a hawk, hungry as a horse, hungry as a church mouse, hungry as a bear, greedy, unsatisfied, unsated, unslaked, unsaturated, eager, avid, keen, burning, fervent, ardent, agog, all agog, breathless, impatient, bent on, intent on, set on, bent upon, intent upon, set upon, mad after, enrage, rabid, dying for, devoured by desire, aspiring, ambitious, vaulting, skyaspiring, high-reaching, desirable, desired, in demand, pleasing, appetizing, appetible, tantalizing, wistfully, fain, Int, would that, would that it were!, O for!, esto perpetual, the wish being father to the thought, sua cuique voluptas, hoc erat in votis, the mouth watering, the fingers itching, aut Caesar aut nullus, Cassius has a lean and hungry look, hungry as the grave, I was born to other things, not what we wish but what we want, such joy ambition finds, the sea hath bounds but deep desire hath none, ubi mel ibi apes.

Fasting

N fasting, xerophagy, famishment, starvation, fast, jour maigre, fast day, banyan day, Lent, quadragesima, Ramadan, Ramazan, spare diet, meager diet, lenten diet, lenten entertainment, soupe maigre, short commons, Barmecide feast, short rations, lenten, quadragesimal, unfed, starved, half-starved, fasting, hungry.


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