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Noun: hunger  húng-gu(r)
  1. A physiological need for food; the consequence of food deprivation
    - hungriness
  2. Strong desire for something (not food or drink)
    "hunger for affection";
    - hungriness, thirst, thirstiness
Verb: hunger  húng-gu(r)
  1. Feel the need to eat
  2. Have a craving, appetite, or great desire for
    - crave, thirst, starve, lust
  3. Be hungry; go without food
    - starve, famish

Derived forms: hungered, hungering, hungers

Type of: ache, desire, drive, hurt, smart, suffer, want

Encyclopedia: Hunger