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Synonyms for craving
ˈkreɪ vɪŋcrav·ing

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. craving

    Appetite is used only of the demands of the physical system, unless otherwise expressly stated, as when we say an appetite for knowledge; passion includes all excitable impulses of our nature, as anger, fear, love, hatred, etc. Appetite is thus more animal than passion; and when we speak of passions and appetites as conjoined or contrasted, we think of the appetites as wholly physical and of the passions as, in part at least, mental or spiritual. We say an appetite for food, a passion for fame. Compare DESIRE.

    Compare ANTIPATHY.

    Synonyms:
    appetency, appetite, desire, disposition, impulse, inclination, liking, longing, lust, passion, proclivity, proneness, propensity, relish, thirst, zest

    Antonyms:
    antipathy, aversion, detestation, disgust, dislike, disrelish, distaste, hatred, indifference, loathing, repugnance, repulsion

    Preposition:
    He had an insatiable appetite for the marvellous.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cravingnoun

    an intense desire for some particular thing

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cravingnoun

    Synonyms:
    longing, itching, strong desire

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. cravingnoun

    Synonyms:
    longing, yearning, hankering, hungering, entreaty, supplication

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "craving":

    thirsty, envy, thirst

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How to use craving in a sentence?

  1. Dave Asprey:

    It’s about how you feel two hours later, with normal coffee, you get a food craving and get tired two hours later. [Bulletproof coffee] doesn’t cause a 10:30 crash we’re used to. It gives you a huge boost over normal coffee.

  2. Yasmin Hurd:

    It's not addictive. No one is diverting it. It doesn't get Julie Holland high, but it can reduce craving and anxiety.

  3. Yasmin Hurd:

    The intense craving is what drives the drug use, if we can have the medications that can dampen that [ craving ], that can greatly reduce the chance of relapse and overdose risk.

  4. Tom Roberts:

    One guy had been driving all day, he was anxious for a nice fancy Starbucks -- but she gave him a large coffee and he was cool, i think he had a little craving going.

  5. The UK launch:

    British consumers are craving great-tasting, high quality food at more affordable prices, and Wendy's is poised to deliver.

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