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hunger

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of hunger

  1. 1 a need or desire for food no degree of hunger would induce me to eat octopus Synonyms of hunger appetite, belly, emptiness, famishment, munchies, stomach Words Related to hunger rapaciousness, rapacity, ravenousness, voraciousness, voracity; malnutrition, starvation, undernourishment; craving, sweet tooth; famine, fast, hunger strike; gluttony, gourmandism, greed, hoggishness Near Antonyms of hunger fill, fullness, glut, repleteness, repletion, satiation, satiety, satisfaction, surfeit Antonyms of hunger inappetence

  2. 2 a strong wish for something a lonely girl with a desperate hunger for love Synonyms of hunger appetency, appetite, craving, drive, hankering, desire, itch, jones [slang], letch, longing, lust, passion, pining, thirst, thirstiness, urge, yearning, yenWords Related to hunger compulsion, impulse, impulsion, will, zeal; liking, love, taste, weakness; eagerness, impatience; want, wish; necessity, need, requirement; obsession; acquisitiveness, avarice, avariciousness, avidity, covetousness, cupidity, greed, greediness, rapaciousness, rapacity; cacoëthes, maniaNear Antonyms of hunger abhorrence, abomination, allergy, averseness, aversion, disfavor, disgust, disinclination, dislike, disliking, distaste, hatred, loathing, nausea, repugnance, repulsion, revulsion; apathy, indifference, insouciance, nonchalance, unconcern

  3. 3 urgent desire or interest reads everything he can find on airplanes with a seemingly insatiable hunger Synonyms of hunger appetite, ardor, avidity, avidness, desirousness, enthusiasm, excitement, eagerness, impatience, keenness, lust, thirstWords Related to hunger alacrity, quickness; ambition, gusto, zest; appetence, appetency, fervency, passion, warmth, zeal; amenability, readiness, willingnessNear Antonyms of hunger casualness, insouciance, nonchalance, unconcern; aloofness, detachment; impassivity, languidness, languor; halfheartedness, lukewarmnessAntonyms of hunger apathy, indifference



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