Associations to the word «Famine»


FAMINE, noun. (uncountable) extreme shortage of food in a region
FAMINE, noun. (countable) a period of extreme shortage of food in a region
FAMINE, proper noun. The personification of famine, often depicted riding a black horse.
FAMINE FEVER, noun. (dated) typhus fever
FAMINE FOOD, noun. Any inexpensive or readily available food used to nourish people in times of extreme poverty or starvation.
FAMINE FOODS, noun. Plural of famine food
FAMINE RESISTANT, adjective. (euphemistic or humorous) Overweight, fat.

Dictionary definition

FAMINE, noun. An acute insufficiency.
FAMINE, noun. A severe shortage of food (as through crop failure) resulting in violent hunger and starvation and death.

Wise words

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