Words nearby starvation
How to use starvation in a sentence
Many unhoused people work full time but earn starvation, unlivable wages.I Lived in My Car and Now I’m in Congress. We Need to Solve America’s Housing Crisis.|Cori Bush|July 30, 2021|Time
A humanitarian crisis now unfolded live on India’s TV screens as nearly 1,000 migrants died from various lockdown-related causes—traffic accidents, starvation, and even police brutality as officers mercilessly enforced the rules.What went so wrong with covid in India? Everything.|Sonia Faleiro|July 5, 2021|MIT Technology Review
It is the most severe starvation crisis in the world right now, and it is almost entirely manmade.
They seem to have died quietly, perhaps of cold, starvation, or illness.Someone stabbed a cave bear in the head with a spear 35,000 years ago|Kiona N. Smith|June 16, 2021|Ars Technica
Many animals swept offshore simply die of thirst or starvation before hitting islands.One Incredible Ocean Crossing May Have Made Human Evolution Possible|Nicholas R. Longrich|May 2, 2021|Singularity Hub
For someone with anorexia, self-starvation makes them feel better.How Skinny Is Too Skinny? Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models|Carrie Arnold|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
First, the starvation: The state of New York is being sued again for funding public schools below constitutional levels.Hunger Games Comes to New York State’s Public Schools|Zephyr Teachout|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So too, could it encourage population booms, or wipe out millions through starvation and destruction.
In fact, some assert that killing whales is necessary to prevent world starvation.Welcome to Japan’s Whale Week, Featuring Curried Whale Meat And Exploding Harpoons|Angela Erika Kubo, Jake Adelstein|June 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And food, far from being a source of energy and enjoyment, has become a battleground of guilt and shame and excess and starvation.
But in the great famines, as in India and Russia, God allows millions to die of starvation.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
It was painfully evident to the most casual observer, that she had died of absolute starvation.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
For these people, under the older dispensation, there was nothing but the poorhouse, the jail or starvation by the roadside.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
Starvation from a lack of food supplies followed, and the population of the colony was reduced from 500 to 60 people.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey
He knew, if those watching him did not, the terrible pangs of starvation and here was provision for many a day.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
British Dictionary definitions for starvation
- the act or an instance of starving or state of being starved
- (as modifier)a starvation diet; starvation wages