Definition of "hungering" []

  • A feeling of pain, emptiness, or weakness induced by lack of food (noun)
  • An appetite, desire, need, or craving (noun)
  • To have or cause to have a need or craving for food (verb)
  • To have a great appetite or desire (for) (verb)
  • Present participle of hunger. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "hungering" in a sentence
  • "Did all of those "hungering" for a real liberal decide that if they can't have a real liberal, they'd rather have warmongering conservative?"
  • "But I came here with the belief that this country, the people, were kind of hungering for a-- I'll call it a spiritual revival."
  • "As the ferocity of brutes is occasioned by hunger, so is that of man by "hungering" after the coveted enjoyments of life, and in proportion as this appetite is appeased, so is his courage decreased."