Associations to the word «Thirst»


THIRST, noun. A sensation of dryness in the throat associated with a craving for liquids, produced by deprivation of drink, or by some other cause (as fear, excitement, etc.) which arrests the secretion of the pharyngeal mucous membrane; hence, the condition producing this sensation.
THIRST, noun. (figuratively) A want and eager desire (for something); a craving or longing.
THIRST, verb. To be thirsty.
THIRST, verb. To desire.
THIRST SNAKE, noun. Any of various species of snake of the genus Dipsas, native to Central America.

Dictionary definition

THIRST, noun. A physiological need to drink.
THIRST, noun. Strong desire for something (not food or drink); "a thirst for knowledge"; "hunger for affection".
THIRST, verb. Feel the need to drink.
THIRST, verb. Have a craving, appetite, or great desire for.

Wise words

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Friedrich Nietzsche