Definition of Hungriness

1. Noun. A physiological need for food; the consequence of food deprivation.

Exact synonyms: Hunger
Generic synonyms: Drive
Specialized synonyms: Bulimia, Emptiness, Edacity, Esurience, Ravenousness, Voraciousness, Voracity, Famishment, Starvation, Malnourishment, Undernourishment
Derivative terms: Hunger, Hunger, Hungry, Hungry



2. Noun. Prolonged unfulfilled desire or need.
Exact synonyms: Longing, Yearning
Generic synonyms: Desire
Specialized synonyms: Hankering, Yen, Pining, Wishfulness, Wistfulness, Nostalgia, Discontent, Discontentedness, Discontentment
Derivative terms: Hungry, Long, Yearn, Yearn

3. Noun. Strong desire for something (not food or drink). "Hunger for affection"
Exact synonyms: Hunger, Thirst, Thirstiness
Generic synonyms: Desire
Derivative terms: Hunger, Hungry, Thirst, Thirsty, Thirsty

Definition of Hungriness

1. Noun. The characteristic of being hungry; hunger. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hungriness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hungriness

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hunger strikes
hungered
hungerer
hungerers
hungering
hungeringly
hungerless
hungerly
hungers
hungover
hungred
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hungriest
hungrily
hungriness (current term)
hungrinesses
hungry
hungry(p)
hungry as a hog
hungry ghost
hungry ghosts
hunh
hunk of junk
hunker
hunker down
hunkered
hunkered down
hunkering

Literary usage of Hungriness

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1. The Founding of a Nation: The Story of the Pilgrim Fathers, Their Voyage on by Frank Moody Gregg (1915)
"Such hungriness this new or the old country rarely saw, as that which ... Following the tide of this onward current of hungriness, I came in last and was ..."

2. The founding of a nation: the story of the Pilgrim fathers, their voyage on by Frank Moody Gregg (1915)
"Such hungriness this new or the old country rarely saw, as that which ... Following the tide of this onward current of hungriness, I came in last and was ..."

3. Nervous and mental disease monograph series (1918)
""The peculiar dull ache of hungriness, referred to the epigastrium, is usually the organism's first strong demand for food" which if not heeded may " grow ..."

4. The Autonomic Functions and the Personality by Edward John Kempf (1921)
"The peculiar dull ache of hungriness, referred to the epigastrium, is usually the organism's first strong demand for food" which if not heeded may "grow ..."

5. The American Journal of Psychology by Edward Bradford ( Titchener, Granville Stanley Hall (1902)
"... which will require the fish to push on under penalty of being belated and leaving no progeny to transmit their hungriness and tardiness at the finish. ..."

6. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"There are few aces that have light, upon which in their lours of repose may not be found an ex- ¡ression as of hungriness, waxing fainter or more powerful ..."

7. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"... fever, calenture (literary), device (oiw. or rare, exc. in "left to one's own de- rices"), letch (rare), hunger, hungriness, hanker, gluttony (fig. ..."

8. Bodily Changes in Pain, Hunger, Fear and Rage: An Account of Recent by Walter Bradford Cannon (1920)
"The peculiar dull ache of hungriness, referred to the epigastrium, is usually the organism's first strong demand for food; and when the initial order is not ..."

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