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Synonyms of hunger in English:


  • 1 she was faint with hunger
    lack of food, need for food, hungriness, ravenousness, emptiness;
    rare famishment, inanition
  • 2 there is a global hunger for news
    [Antonyms] aversion
  • verb

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    hunger after/for
    all actors hunger for such a role
    [Antonyms] have an aversion to
    desire, crave, have a craving for;
    long for, yearn for, have a yearning for, pine for, ache for, thirst for, have an appetite for, hanker after, lust after, want, need
    informal have a yen for, itch for, be dying for, be gagging for
    archaic be athirst for, be desirous of
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