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
But the States reported on Aug. 5 that the story of starvation had been a ruse.
More than 20 million people in Africa and Yemen are facing starvation—that's more than the populations of New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, and Philadelphia combined.
In May, the United Nations said the war had killed nearly 5,000 civilians and reduced millions more to the point of starvation.
Koro’s trainers used a mix of rewards (family visits) and brutal punishments (starvation, solitary confinement and beatings) to encourage compliance.
Thirty million are on the edge of starvation across East Africa, West Africa and Yemen.
A Lake Superior Court jury convicted a Gary father of all counts in the starvation death of his 3-month-old son and in the neglect of the baby's five siblings.
Sunkara sees a new future for Marxism, only this time without the purges, gulag, mass starvation, and other unpleasant features.
While the era of mass starvation is over, malnutrition remains a major problem, particularly among young children and pregnant women.
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First Known Use of starvation
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
Definition of starvation for Students
: suffering or death caused by lack of food : the condition of being starved
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