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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
hungry (adjective)
1.
a) feeling - hunger
b) characterized by or characteristic of hunger or appetite
2.
a) - eager avid hungry for affection
b) strongly motivated (as by ambition)
3.
not rich or fertile - barren
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
hungry (adjective)
1.
feeling a desire or need for food
SYNONIMS:
empty, famished, peckish, starved, starving
RELATED WORDS:
rapacious, ravenous, voracious, wolfish; malnourished, underfed, undernourished; gluttonous, gormandizing, greedy, hoggish, insatiable, piggish, piggy
NEAR ANTONYMS:
engorged, glutted, gorged, overfed, overfull, overstuffed, replete, stuffed, surfeited
full, sated, satiate, satiated, satisfied
hungry (adjective)
2.
showing urgent desire or interest
SYNONIMS:
agog, antsy, anxious, ardent, athirst, avid, crazy, desirous, enthused, enthusiastic, excited, geeked, great, greedy, gung ho, hepped up, hopped-up, hot, hungry, impatient, juiced, keen, nuts, pumped, raring, solicitous, stoked, thirsty, voracious, wild
RELATED WORDS:
engaged, interested; happy, hung up, obsessed; ambitious, appetent, covetous, craving, hankering, longing, pining; breathless, restive, restless; amenable, disposed, game, glad, inclined, ready, unreluctant, willing
NEAR ANTONYMS:
casual, incurious, insouciant, nonchalant, unconcerned, uninterested; aloof, detached, disinterested; impassive, stolid; halfhearted, lackadaisical, languid, languorous, lukewarm, spiritless; averse, disinclined, hesitant, loath ( loth loathe), reluctant, unwilling
apathetic, indifferent, uneager, unenthusiastic
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