hunger noun

1 feeling of wanting to eat

ADJ. extreme Any good weight loss regime should not lead to extreme hunger. | world

VERB + HUNGER feel It is usual to feel hunger during exercise. | be weak with | die from/of Thousands of people have died of hunger. | alleviate, relieve, satisfy looking for ways to alleviate world hunger Perhaps the cat was killing to satisfy hunger.

HUNGER + NOUN pangs The new snack bar will keep those hunger pangs at bay. | strike About 60 prisoners have gone on hunger strike.

PHRASES pangs of hunger

2 strong desire for sth

ADJ. great, insatiable | land Peasant land hunger grew ever more acute as the population swelled.

VERB + HUNGER feel, have | satisfy


PREP. ~ for She has an insatiable hunger for knowledge.

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