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famished

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of famished

  1. 1 feeling a desire or need for food after a full day of skiing, I was feeling absolutely famished Synonyms of famished empty, hungry, peckish [chiefly British], starved, starvingWords Related to famished rapacious, ravenous, voracious, wolfish; malnourished, underfed, undernourished; gluttonous, gormandizing, greedy, hoggish, insatiable, piggish, piggyNear Antonyms of famished engorged, glutted, gorged, overfed, overfull, overstuffed, replete, stuffed, surfeitedAntonyms of famished full, sated, satiate, satiated, satisfied

  2. 2 lacking money or material possessions do-gooders who were terribly distraught about the poor in other countries but were oblivious to the plight of the famished families in their own community Synonyms of famished beggared, beggarly, broke, destitute, dirt-poor, down-and-out, poor, hard up, impecunious, impoverished, indigent, necessitous, needful, needy, pauperized, penniless, penurious, poverty-stricken, skint [chiefly British], threadbareWords Related to famished deprived, disadvantaged, dispossessed, unaffluent, underprivileged; bankrupt, bankrupted, bust (or busted), insolvent; possessionless, ruined; depressed, distressed, hand-to-mouth, hardscrabble, pinched, poorish, reduced, straitened; cash-strapped, low, short, tapped outNear Antonyms of famished comfortable, prosperousAntonyms of famished affluent, deep-pocketed, fat, fat-cat, flush, moneyed (also monied), opulent, rich, silk-stocking, wealthy, well-heeled, well-off, well-to-do



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