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Definition of "hunger" []

  • A strong desire or need for food. (noun)
  • The discomfort, weakness, or pain caused by a prolonged lack of food. (noun)
  • A strong desire or craving: a hunger for affection. (noun)
  • To have a need or desire for food. (verb-intransitive)
  • To have a strong desire or craving. (verb-intransitive)

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 "hunger" in a sentence
  • "That not being satifactory, they just eliminated the the term hunger from their reports and replaced it with low food security."
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  • "Often, this hunger is at odds with the best food choices."