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Definition of "craving" []

  • A consuming desire; a yearning. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "craving" in a sentence
  • "The nervous system degenerates, and the consequence of this degeneracy is the production of that form of irritation within the system which we call the craving for drink, and which requires alcohol for its immediate satisfaction."
  • "If your craving is too great, which venue you choose might well depend on your relative tolerance for fat in general and saturated fat in particular."
  • "It's now Republicans who stand to benefit from an electorate that's again craving change."