Associations to the word «Hunger»


HUNGER, noun. A need or compelling desire for food.
HUNGER, noun. (by extension) Any strong desire.
HUNGER, verb. To be in need of food.
HUNGER, verb. (figuratively) To have a desire (for); to long; to yearn.
HUNGER, verb. (archaic) To make hungry; to famish.
HUNGER STRIKE, noun. A fast undertaken as a means of protest, often by a prisoner
HUNGER STRIKES, noun. Plural of hunger strike

Dictionary definition

HUNGER, noun. A physiological need for food; the consequence of food deprivation.
HUNGER, noun. Strong desire for something (not food or drink); "a thirst for knowledge"; "hunger for affection".
HUNGER, verb. Feel the need to eat.
HUNGER, verb. Have a craving, appetite, or great desire for.
HUNGER, verb. Be hungry; go without food; "Let's eat--I'm starving!".

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King