Examples of starvation in a Sentence
The famine brought mass starvation.
Millions of people face starvation every day.
Recent Examples of starvation from the Web
Amnesty International, a human-rights group, says many women and girls have been raped in the camps and that hundreds if not thousands of people confined in them have died of starvation or a lack of medical care.
Anorexia patients die not just of complications from starvation but from a high rate of suicide.
Many academics have researched speech technology for its use in elderly care, as one example, to fight the loneliness, the intellectual and interactional starvation of old people.
Those at the highest level must do menial chores, follow near-starvation diets and keep the details of the group secret.
The body has had millions of years to develop mechanisms to resist starvation.
The idea is to mimic starvation to engender positive changes in brain chemistry.
Giant water bodies turning aquamarine blue is a sign that the base of the food chain is being depleted, risking starvation for other species, including sport fish.
According to May’s Men’s Health, Crews practices intermittent fasting — consisting of borderline starvation for 16 consecutive hours followed by lean meals of omelets, salads, and protein shakes.
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STARVATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of starvation for English Language Learners
: suffering or death caused by having nothing to eat or not enough to eat : the condition of someone who is starving
STARVATION Defined for Kids
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