Synonyms of hunger


1. hunger, hungriness, drive

usage: a physiological need for food; the consequence of food deprivation

2. hunger, hungriness, thirst, thirstiness, desire

usage: strong desire for something (not food or drink); "a thirst for knowledge"; "hunger for affection"


1. hunger, ache, smart, hurt

usage: feel the need to eat

2. crave, hunger, thirst, starve, lust, desire, want

usage: have a craving, appetite, or great desire for

3. starve, hunger, famish, suffer, hurt

usage: be hungry; go without food; "Let's eat--I'm starving!"

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Definition and meaning of hunger (Dictionary)