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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (3)

1. a physiological need for food; the consequence of food deprivation;
[syn: hunger, hungriness]

2. prolonged unfulfilled desire or need;
[syn: longing, yearning, hungriness]

3. strong desire for something (not food or drink);
- Example: "a thirst for knowledge"
- Example: "hunger for affection"
[syn: hunger, hungriness, thirst, thirstiness]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

hungriness \hungriness\ n. 1. The state of being hungry; a need for food. Syn: hunger. [WordNet 1.5] 2. An intense desire. [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

hungriness n 1: a physiological need for food; the consequence of food deprivation [syn: hunger, hungriness] 2: prolonged unfulfilled desire or need [syn: longing, yearning, hungriness] 3: strong desire for something (not food or drink); "a thirst for knowledge"; "hunger for affection" [syn: hunger, hungriness, thirst, thirstiness]