(noun, verb)


1. a physiological need to drink

Similar word(s): thirstiness

Definition categories: state, drive

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

- a thirst for knowledge

Similar word(s): hunger, hungriness, thirstiness

Definition categories: attribute, desire

Sentences with thirst as a noun:

- a thirst for gold


1. feel the need to drink

Definition categories: perception, ache, hurt, smart

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

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

Definition categories: consumption, desire, want

Sentences with thirst as a verb:

- I thirst for knowledge and education will sate me.