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Hungry vs. Starving

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Hungryadjective

Affected by hunger; desiring of food; having a physical need for food.

‘My kids go to bed hungry every night because I haven't got any money.’;

Starvingnoun

starvation

Hungryadjective

(figuratively) Eager, having an avid desire (‘appetite’) for something.

Starvingnoun

the act of depriving of food or subjecting to famine;

‘the beseigers used starvation to induce surrender’; ‘they were charged with the starvation of children in their care’;

Hungryadjective

Not rich or fertile; poor; barren; starved.

‘a hungry soil’;

Starvingadjective

suffering from lack of food

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Hungryadjective

Feeling hunger; having a keen appetite; feeling uneasiness or distress from want of food; hence, having an eager desire.

Hungryadjective

Showing hunger or a craving desire; voracious.

‘The cruel, hungry foam.’; ‘Cassius has a lean and hungry look.’;

Hungryadjective

Not rich or fertile; poor; barren; starved; as, a hungry soil.

Hungryadjective

feeling hunger; feeling a need or desire to eat food;

‘a world full of hungry people’;

Hungryadjective

(usually followed by `for') extremely desirous;

‘athirst for knowledge’; ‘hungry for recognition’; ‘thirsty for informaton’;

Hungryadjective

feeling or showing the need for food

‘I was feeling ravenously hungry’;

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Hungryadjective

causing hunger

‘I always find art galleries hungry work’;

Hungryadjective

having a strong desire or craving

‘a party hungry for power’; ‘grasping, power-hungry individuals’;

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