Definition of Athirst

1. Adjective. (usually followed by 'for') extremely desirous. "Thirsty for informaton"

Exact synonyms: Hungry, Thirsty
Similar to: Desirous, Wishful
Derivative terms: Hunger, Hungriness, Thirst, Thirstiness



Definition of Athirst

1. a. Wanting drink; thirsty.

Definition of Athirst

1. Adjective. (archaic) Thirsty. ¹

2. Adjective. (figuratively) Eager or extremely desirous (''for'' something). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Athirst

1. having a strong desire [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Athirst

athetise
athetised
athetises
athetize
athetized
athetizes
athetizing
athetoid
athetoses
athetosic
athetosis
athetotic
athiesm
athiest
athiests
athirst (current term)
athirst(p)
athleta
athletas
athlete
athlete's foot
athlete's girdle
athlete's girdles
athlete's heart
athletes
athletic
athletic competition
athletic contest
athletic facility
athletic field

Literary usage of Athirst

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1. The French Revolution: A History by Thomas Carlyle (1838)
"CHAPTER I. THE GODS ARE athirst. WHAT then is this Thing, called La Revolution, which, like an Angel of Death, hangs over France, ..."

2. The Works of Thomas Carlyle by Thomas Carlyle, Henry Duff Traill (1896)
"BOOK SIXTH THERMIDOR CHAPTER I THE GODS ARE athirst WHAT, then, is this Thing called La Revolution, which, like an Angel of Death, hangs over France, ..."

3. The Court of the Tuileries from the Restoration to the Flight of Louis Philippe by Catherine Charlotte Jackson (1897)
"Are You, Then, athirst for His Blood?" ;ERY strenuous efforts had been made by Louis XVIII. while in exile to obtain a royal bride for the Due de Berry ..."

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