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ˈfæm ɪʃtfam·ished

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Princeton's WordNet2.6 / 7 votes

  1. famished, ravenous, sharp-set, starved, esurientadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    starving, rapacious, avid, sharp-set, greedy, esurient, ravenous, starved, voracious, devouring(a), wolfish, edacious, ravening

    Antonyms:
    thirsty

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. hangry

    being so hungry that you become angry

    "they have not eaten in 2 days, that's why they're hangry

    Submitted by anonymous on May 3, 2020  

PPDB, the paraphrase database2.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "famished":

    starved

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  1. Robert Collier:

    Very few persons, comparatively, know how to Desire with sufficient intensity. They do not know what it is to feel and manifest that intense, eager, longing, craving, insistent, demanding, ravenous Desire which is akin to the persistent, insistent, ardent, overwhelming desire of the drowning man for a breath of air; of the shipwrecked or desert-lost man for a drink of water; of the famished man for bread and meat


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