Words nearby starvation
How to use starvation in a sentence
Roosevelt had long championed the “change from starvation wages and starvation employment to living wages and sustained employment,” but he had to rely on voluntary compliance from industry.
In other instances, children ran away from the school trying to reunite with their families, but often died from exposure, dehydration, or starvation.
The metamorphosis of the chloroplasts isn’t well understood yet, but it seems to be a response to carbon starvation and less photosynthesis, Hertle explained.Plant Cells of Different Species Can Swap Organelles|Viviane Callier|January 20, 2021|Quanta Magazine
After a few months of slow starvation, I think I know whom they would have for dinner.A fallout shelter might have caused you to fall out with your neighbors|John Kelly|November 4, 2020|Washington Post
Too often, warring parties may deliberately use starvation as a strategy.Nobel Peace Prize Spotlights The Links Between Hunger And Conflict|LGBTQ-Editor|October 10, 2020|No Straight News
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