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
In the past, wellness vacations straddled between starvation-style bootcamps or relaxing spa weekends to detox from an unhealthy lifestyle.
Matthew, who was squarely on the radar of DCF, died of starvation inside his mother’s home in February 2017, without DCF managing to arrange a visit to check on Matthew.
Torture and starvation are routine in a vast network of North Korean prison camps operated since the 1950s with a total land area about 20 times the size of Manhattan.
Without a doubt, North Korea has come a long way since the 1990s, when mass starvation stalked the population and the country was so energy-starved that travelers camped out in stations for days waiting for trains.
The deadliest eruption on record, the eruption of the Tambora volcano in Indonesia in 1815, killed 92,000 people, largely by starvation.
Startups perish more often from indigestion than starvation, runs a Silicon Valley saying.
The site is named for a local legend of an American Indian tribe that died of starvation atop a 125-foot sandstone butte while under siege from other tribe.
The second-born must get by on similar starvation rations and, worse, is suddenly bumped to dreaded middle child status.
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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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