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starved Explained

starved at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


starved at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

69 Moby Thesaurus words for "starved":
aching for, attenuated, bare-handed, beggarly, cadaverous,
corpselike, craving, deprived of, desirous of, dog-hungry,
dying for, emacerated, emaciate, emaciated, empty, empty-handed,
famished, famishing, fasting, haggard, half-famished, half-starved,
hollow-eyed, hungering, hungry, ill off, ill-equipped,
ill-furnished, ill-provided, impoverished, jejune, lacking,
marantic, marasmic, on short commons, pauperized, peaked, peaky,
peckish, pinched, pinched with hunger, poor, puny, ravening,
ravenous, sharp-set, shorthanded, shriveled, skeletal, starveling,
starving, tabetic, tabid, underfed, undermanned, undernourished,
unfed, unfilled, unprovided, unreplenished, unsupplied, voracious,
wasted, weakened, weazeny, withered, wizened, wolfish,

starved at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADJ] (Cold): cold, cool, chill, chilly, icy, gelid, frigid, fresh, keen, bleak, raw, inclement, bitter, biting, cutting, nipping, piercing, pinching, clay-cold, starved, made cold, chilled to the bone, shivering, aguish, transi de froid , frostbitten, frost-bound, frost-nipped, cold as a stone, cold as marble, cold as lead.

[ADJ] (Fasting): famished, starved, fasting, hungry.

Starved at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Starve \Starve\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Starved}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Starving}.] [OE. sterven to die, AS. steorfan; akin to D.
sterven, G. sterben, OHG. sterban, Icel. starf labor, toil.]
1. To die; to perish. [Obs., except in the sense of perishing
with cold or hunger.] --Lydgate.

In hot coals he hath himself raked . . . Thus
starved this worthy mighty Hercules. --Chaucer.

2. To perish with hunger; to suffer extreme hunger or want;
to be very indigent.

Sometimes virtue starves, while vice is fed. --Pope.

3. To perish or die with cold. --Spenser.

Have I seen the naked starve for cold? --Sandys.

Starving with cold as well as hunger. --W. Irving.

Note: In this sense, still common in England, but rarely used
of the United States.

starved at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj 1: suffering from lack of food [syn: {starving}]
2: extremely hungry; "they were tired and famished for food and
sleep"; "a ravenous boy"; "the family was starved and
ragged"; "fell into the esurient embrance of a predatory
enemy" [syn: {famished}, {ravenous}, {sharp-set}, {esurient}]

starved at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: en-ad » j
  • Approaching starvation, emaciated and malnourished.
    1. Inter: colloquia » l Extremely hungry.
    2. : Im starved, I haven't eaten since breakfast.''


      Inter: trans-top » extremely hungry

  • Tok Pisin: Inter: t- » tpi|hanggre

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m


  • Inter: past of » starve


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  • Translation: de » starved
    Translation: et » starved
    Translation: fr » starved
    Translation: ko » starved
    Translation: mg » starved
    Translation: my » starved
    Translation: oc » starved
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    Translation: sv » starved
    Translation: te » starved