hunger

  1. a physiological need for food
  2. strong desire for something (not food or drink)

Hunger

In politics, humanitarian aid, and social science, hunger is a state in which a person, for a sustained period, is unable to eat sufficient food to meet basic nutritional needs. Throughout history, a large proportion of the world`s population have experienced frequent severe hunger. In many cases, this resulted from food supply disruptions caused....
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Hunger

• (n.) To feel the craving or uneasiness occasioned by want of food; to be oppressed by hunger. • (v. t.) To make hungry; to famish. • (n.) Any strong eager desire. • (n.) An uneasy sensation occasioned normally by the want of food; a craving or desire for food. • (n.) To have an eager desire; to long.Hunger: words in the d...
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hunger

(from the article `Djibouti`) An estimated 53,000 Djiboutians faced malnutrition and hunger when in April and May the UN World Food Programme halted its feeding programs, owing to ... ...could grow only enough food to feed two-thirds of its people, and international assistance made up only part of the shortfall. More than a million ... ...
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Hunger

(from the article `Hamsun, Knut`) His first publication was the novel Sult (1890; Hunger), the story of a starving young writer in Norway. Sult marked a clear departure from the ...
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hunger

(hung´gәr) a craving, as for food. air hunger Kussmaul respiration.
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hunger

1. An uneasy sensation occasioned normally by the want of food; a craving or desire for food. ... The sensation of hunger is usually referred to the stomach, but is probably dependent on excitation of the sensory nerves, both of the stomach and intestines, and perhaps also on indirect impressions from other organs, more or less exhausted from lack ...
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hunger

hungriness noun strong desire for something (not food or drink); `a thirst for knowledge`; `hunger for affection`
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Hunger

[malnutrition] This page contains American people that are notable for actions during the 15th century. ...
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Hunger

[motivational state] Hunger is a sensation experienced when one feels the physiological need to eat food. In contrast, satiety is the absence of hunger; it is the sensation of feeling full. Appetite is another sensation experienced with eating; it is the desire to eat food. There are several theories about how the feeling of hunger arises. ...
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Hunger

Hun'ger intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Hungered ; present participle & verbal noun Hungering .] [ Middle English hungren , Anglo-Saxon hyngrian . See Hunger , noun ] 1.
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Hunger

Hun'ger noun [ Anglo-Saxon hungor ; akin to OFries. hunger , Dutch honger , Old Saxon & Old High German hungar , German hunger , Icelandic hungr , Swedish & Danish hunger , Goth. h...hrus hunger, huggrjan to hunger.] 1. An unea...
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Hunger

Hun'ger transitive verb To make hungry; to famish.
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Hunger

Physiological need for food
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hunger

Type: Term Pronunciation: hŭn′gĕr Definitions: 1. A desire or need for food. 2. Any appetite, strong desire, or craving.
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hunger

[n] - a physiological need for food 2. [n] - strong desire for something (not food or drink) 3. [v] - feel the need to eat
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