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  1. starved

    Synonyms:
    lean, thin, meagre, attenuated, famished, hungry, emaciated, ill-fed, ill-conditioned

    Antonyms:
    fat, plump, well-conditioned, well-fed

Princeton's WordNet

  1. starved, starvingadjective

    suffering from lack of food

    Synonyms:
    ravenous, esurient, sharp-set, famished, starving

    Antonyms:
    nourished, thirsty

  2. 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, famished, rapacious, avid, sharp-set, greedy, esurient, ravenous, voracious, devouring(a), wolfish, edacious, ravening

    Antonyms:
    thirsty, nourished

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  1. List of paraphrases for "starved":

    famished, hungry

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How to use starved in a sentence?

  1. Lynn Slawsky:

    Your body is being starved when intermittent fasting happens, people may develop binge eating disorder or bulimia as a result, leading to all sorts of other physical and psychological problems.

  2. Henry David Thoreau:

    Why should we live with such hurry and waste of life We are determined to be starved before we are hungry. Men say that a stitch in time saves nine, and so they take a thousand stitiches today to save nine tomorrow.

  3. Sri da Avabhas:

    Evelyn slapped Raymond on the back with a laugh. You must be starved old friend. Come into my apartments, and we'll suffer through a deep breakfast of pure sunlight.

  4. William Cobbett:

    To suppose such a thing possible as a society, in which men, who are able and willing to work, cannot support their families, and ought, with a great part of the women, to be compelled to lead a life of celibacy, for fear of having children to be starved; to suppose such a thing possible is monstrous.

  5. Abdul Ahad:

    My other two children starved in Baghouz.


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