verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- hungarian bromegrass,
- hungarian goulash,
- hungarian pointer,
- hunger contractions,
- hunger march,
- hunger pain,
- hunger strike,
Origin of hunger
Examples from the Web for hunger
I wish this was the last time I had to worry about hunger and bombs.Has the Kurdish Victory at Sinjar Turned the Tide of ISIS War?|Niqash|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
World peace, religious tolerance, and an end to global poverty, hunger, and disease.
His hunger strike in December 2011 received nation-wide recognition and was one of the sparks that ignited the protest movement.
While in pre-trial detention, Krivov undertook two hunger strikes.
Now Jena Malone is 30, and with roles in Inherent Vice, The Hunger Games, and a massive superhero film, all the rage.Jena Malone’s Long, Strange Trip From Homelessness to Hollywood Stardom|Marlow Stern|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the province of Xanto the hunger was so great that they ate human flesh, for which there was a public market.
Since my first experience with railroad ties, I have continued to associate them with hunger.The River and I|John G. Neihardt
His hunger came back to him, and gave him a sharp pain in the stomach.Bumper, The White Rabbit|George Ethelbert Walsh
Various things can influence the coming on of this degree of tension in the stomach, and so the possibility of hunger.Physiology|Ernest G. Martin
And meanwhile the people are dying of hunger, crushed down by taxes.Virgin Soil|Ivan S. Turgenev
Word Origin for hunger
Old English hungor "unease or pain caused by lack of food, craving appetite, debility from lack of food," from Proto-Germanic *hungruz (cf. Old Frisian hunger, Old Saxon hungar, Old High German hungar, Old Norse hungr, German hunger, Dutch honger, Gothic huhrus), probably from PIE root *kenk- (2) "to suffer hunger or thirst." Hunger strike attested from 1885; earliest references are to prisoners in Russia.
Old English hyngran (cf. Old Saxon gihungrjan, Old High German hungaran, German hungern, Gothic huggrjan), from the source of hunger (n.). Related: Hungered; hungering.