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thirsty

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of thirsty

  1. 1 marked by little or no precipitation or humidity <struggling to survive in that hot and thirsty climate> Synonyms arid, droughty, sere (also sear), dry, waterlessRelated Words air-dry; bone-dry, hyperarid, ultradry; baked, dehydrated, parched, sunbaked; rainless; desert, desertic, desertlike, xerothermicNear Antonyms awash, bathed, doused (also dowsed), drenched, dripping, saturated, soaked, soaking, sodden, soggy, sopping, soppy, soused, washed, watered, waterlogged, watery; deluged, drowned, flooded, inundated, overflowed; submerged, swamped; hydratedAntonyms damp, dank, humid, moist, wet

  2. 2 showing urgent desire or interest <young athletes thirsty for a chance to prove themselves> Synonyms agog, antsy, anxious, ardent, athirst, avid, crazy, desirous, enthused, enthusiastic, excited, geeked [slang], great, greedy, gung ho, hepped up, hopped-up, hot, hungry, impatient, juiced, keen, nuts, pumped, raring, solicitous, stoked [slang], eager, voracious, wildRelated Words engaged, interested; happy, hung up, obsessed; ambitious, appetent, covetous, craving, hankering, longing, pining; breathless, restive, restless; amenable, disposed, game, glad, inclined, ready, unreluctant, willingNear Antonyms casual, incurious, insouciant, nonchalant, unconcerned, uninterested; aloof, detached, disinterested; impassive, stolid; halfhearted, lackadaisical, languid, languorous, lukewarm, spiritless; averse, disinclined, hesitant, loath (also loth or loathe), reluctant, unwillingAntonyms apathetic, indifferent, uneager, unenthusiastic

  3. 3 able to soak up liquids especially readily <guest bathrooms are furnished with luxuriously thick, thirsty towels> Synonyms bibulous, spongy, absorbentRelated Words osmoticAntonyms nonabsorbent




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