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

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley