starved of

Definition of starved of

:not given enough of (something needed for one's emotional well-being)
  • Those children have been starved of attention.

Word by Word Definitions

starve play starved
  1. : to perish from lack of food

  2. : to suffer extreme hunger

  3. : to die of cold


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