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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


Antonymsthirsty

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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