(noun, verb)


1. a physiological need for food; the consequence of food deprivation

Similar word(s): hungriness

Definition categories: state, drive

2. strong desire for something (not food or drink)

- hunger for affection

Similar word(s): hungriness, thirst, thirstiness

Definition categories: attribute, desire

Sentences with hunger as a noun:

- I have a hunger to win.


1. feel the need to eat

Definition categories: perception, ache, hurt, smart

2. have a craving, appetite, or great desire for

Similar word(s): crave, lust, starve, thirst

Definition categories: consumption, desire, want

3. be hungry; go without food

Similar word(s): famish, starve

Definition categories: consumption, hurt, suffer

Sentences with hunger as a verb:

- I hungered for your love.