Associations to the word «Starvation»


STARVATION, noun. A condition of severe suffering due to a lack of nutrition.

Dictionary definition

STARVATION, noun. A state of extreme hunger resulting from lack of essential nutrients over a prolonged period.
STARVATION, noun. The act of depriving of food or subjecting to famine; "the besiegers used starvation to induce surrender"; "they were charged with the starvation of children in their care".

Wise words

To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
Friedrich Nietzsche