The hunger usually subsides quickly, but thirst sometimes causes serious pain.
We compete for access to oil every day, as the thirst in China rises to U.S. levels.
But doing so would require a thirst for issue advocacy that he has never displayed.
This spatial displacement reveals your thirst for freedom, your desire for openness and to break with the protest novel.
To be lost in these wilds is to come close to an agonizing death of hunger and thirst.
Thomas has talked so feelingly about thirst that I want to provide against it.
I am perishing of thirst, and this scorching sun is adding to my torments.
Suppose it to have only one perception, as of thirst or hunger.
No sooner had he done so than hunger and thirst passed away.
They fought death in a land of thirst northward, ever northward.
Old English þurst, from West Germanic *thurstus (cf. Old Saxon thurst, Frisian torst, Dutch dorst, Old High German and German durst), from Proto-Germanic *thurs-, from PIE root *ters- "dry" (see terrain). Figurative sense of "vehement desire" is attested from c.1200.
Old English þyrstan (see thirst (n.)); the figurative sense of the verb was present in Old English. Related: Thirsted; thirsting.
A sensation of dryness in the mouth and throat related to a need or desire to drink.
The desire or need to drink.