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English adjective: hungry

1. hungry feeling hunger; feeling a need or desire to eat food

SamplesA world full of hungry people.

Similarempty, empty-bellied, esurient, famished, peckish, ravenous, sharp-set, starved, supperless


2. hungry (usually followed by `for') extremely desirous

SamplesAthirst for knowledge.
Hungry for recognition.
Thirsty for informaton.

Synonymsathirst, thirsty

Similardesirous, wishful

Antonymsundesiring, undesirous

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