hungriness

Definitions of hungriness
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n a physiological need for food; the consequence of food deprivation

Synonyms:
hunger
Types:
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bulimia
pathologically insatiable hunger (especially when caused by brain lesions)
emptiness
having an empty stomach
edacity, esurience, ravenousness, voraciousness, voracity
excessive desire to eat
famishment, starvation
a state of extreme hunger resulting from lack of essential nutrients over a prolonged period
malnourishment, undernourishment
not having enough food to develop or function normally
Type of:
drive
a physiological state corresponding to a strong need or desire

n strong desire for something (not food or drink)

Synonyms:
hunger, thirst, thirstiness
Type of:
desire
an inclination to want things

n prolonged unfulfilled desire or need

Synonyms:
longing, yearning
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hankering, yen
a yearning for something or to do something
pining
a feeling of deep longing
wishfulness
an unrealistic yearning
wistfulness
a sadly pensive longing
nostalgia
longing for something past
discontent, discontentedness, discontentment
a longing for something better than the present situation
lovesickness
a pining for a loved one
homesickness
a longing to return home
disgruntlement
a feeling of sulky discontent
dysphoria
abnormal depression and discontent
dissatisfaction
the feeling of being displeased and discontent
Type of:
desire
the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state

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