Hunger

Definition of Hunger

Hun´ger
n.1.An uneasy sensation occasioned normally by the want of food; a craving or desire for food.
2.Any strong eager desire.
O sacred hunger of ambitious minds!
- Spenser.
For hunger of my gold I die.
- Dryden.
v. i.1.To feel the craving or uneasiness occasioned by want of food; to be oppressed by hunger.
[imp. & p. p. Hungered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Hungering.]
2.To have an eager desire; to long.
Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteouness.
- Matt. v. 6.
v. t.1.To make hungry; to famish.

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