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  • n. The characteristic of being hungry; hunger.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of being hungry; a need for food.
  • n. An intense desire.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. strong desire for something (not food or drink)
  • n. a physiological need for food; the consequence of food deprivation
  • n. prolonged unfulfilled desire or need

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