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Hunger (IPA: /ˈhəŋɡɝ/)


Hunger (n.)

An uneasy sensation occasioned normally by the want of food; a craving or desire for food.

Hunger (n.)

Any strong eager desire.

Hunger (n.)

To feel the craving or uneasiness occasioned by want of food; to be oppressed by hunger.

Hunger (n.)

To have an eager desire; to long.

Hunger (v. t.)

To make hungry; to famish.

Hunger

State in which a person, for a sustained period, is unable to eat sufficient food to meet basic nutritional needs

Hunger

Sensation experienced when one feels the physiological need to eat food

Hunger

Novel by Knut Hamsun

Hunger

1966 Danish drama film directed by Henning Carlsen

Hunger

1974 computer animated short film directed by Peter Foldes

Hunger Synonyms

Hungriness

Hunger Synonyms

Thirst, Hungriness, Thirstiness

Hunger Synonyms

Starve, Thirst, Lust, Crave

Hunger Synonyms

Famish, Starve

Hunger Rhymes


Hunger, Monger, Ungar, Unger, Younger



Hunger (Last Name / Surname)

Hunger is the #22,131 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 1,168 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Hunger in Spanish is Hambre

Tagalog Translation

Hunger in Tagalog is Gutom

Example Sentence (Quote)

"18 ,000 children die from hunger every day." - Hunger

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A child with kwashiorkor loses little weight, but... is very susceptible to cuts and bruises, poor bone development, enlarged liver, mental dysfunction and a premature death. In kwashiorkor areas, the peak death rate is sixty per thousand as compared to the mortality of four per thousand in other areas. ... the condition can be quickly corrected if the child's diet is supplemented with essential animal protein." - Hunger

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A fishmonger's wife may feed of a conger; but a serving-man's wife may starve for hunger." - Hunger

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Allah has imposed fasting so that the wealthy might suffer hunger and be kind to the poor." - Hasan al-Askari

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Approximately 3.1 million children die from hunger each year." - Food


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