Definition of Power hunger

1. Noun. A drive to acquire power.

Exact synonyms: Status Seeking
Generic synonyms: Ambition, Ambitiousness



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Power Hunger

power dressing
power drill
power factor
power factors
power failure
power forward
power forwards
power function
power functions
power gamer
power grid
power hammer
power hitter
power hitters
power hour
power hunger (current term)
power inverter
power inverters
power jam
power law
power laws
power line
power line communication
power line communications
power lines
power loading
power loom
power looms
power lunch
power lunches

Literary usage of Power hunger

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Theory of Toleration Under the Later Stuarts by Alexander Adam Seaton (1911)
"Mere abstract principles were thought to be deficient in effective binding power. Hunger for the concrete evoked out of the imagination a purely fictitious ..."

2. Theology: Explained and Defended, in a Series of Sermons by Timothy Dwight (1839)
"All the evils, and accidents, which befall it in the present world, will then have lost their power. Hunger, thirst, weakness, declension, death, ..."

3. The Choice Before Us by Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson (1917)
"... from this some hope that wars may cease) that there are other forms of hunger than hunger for food, namely, " Land-hunger, Power- hunger, Gold-hunger "! ..."

4. The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient by Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl (1899)
"... lest the deficiency might be noticed ; and contented myself with the hope that on seeing so much in my power, hunger would hardly dare to approach me. ..."

5. Sermons, on Philosophical, Evangelical, and Practical Subjects: Designed for by Eli Meeker (1827)
"All the evils and accidents which befal it in the present world, will then have lost their power. Hunger, thirst, weakness, declension, death, ..."

6. The Aborigines of Tasmaniaby Henry Ling Roth, Marion E. Butler, James Backhouse Walker, John George Garson by Henry Ling Roth, Marion E. Butler, James Backhouse Walker, John George Garson (1899)
"... of great curative power Hunger Eat (to) Clutch (to) Storm Hoar-frost Baskets Red-bill No, never Stomach Aged (literally rotten-boned) Trample (to) Chier ..."

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