Definitions

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  • n. The property of being thirsty.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of being thirsty; thirst.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being thirsty; thirst.

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

  • n. a deficiency of moisture (especially when resulting from a permanent absence of rainfall)
  • n. a physiological need to drink
  • n. strong desire for something (not food or drink)

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I wonder if my thirstiness is a symptom of some health concern.

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  • He seized them at once with a kind of thirstiness, and learned five different colors in a single lesson; during the following days he took nearly all the objects of the series which he had at first despised, and little by little mastered them all.

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  • And as for your despair at Republican “militarism” – would that be the same blood-thirstiness that removed two brutal dictatorships from power in recent years.

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  • And now the von of lovely perfume that came off her made me want to think of starting to heave in my keeshkas, so I knew I had to think of some new like way of thinking about her before all the pain and thirstiness and horrible sickness come over me real horrorshow and proper.

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  • But the throb and like crash crash crash in my gulliver and the wanting to be sick and the terrible dry rasping thirstiness in my rot, all were worse than yesterday.

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  • Broader dangers of the seal hunt include: accidentally clubbing one's own shin, chapped lips, having to get up early, thirstiness, and the all too common: red snowball fight.

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  • And Barbarus' poem in issue 1/1934 had echoes of a crossroads; Cain and Abel were mentioned, and the idea of blood-thirstiness.

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  • Huge, shiny, gas-guzzling American cars not that their thirstiness matteredpetrol was plentiful at just a few cents a gallon.

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  • And I politely refrained from adding, "despite the blunders and blood-thirstiness of Bush and his friends."

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  • The war bloggers' blood-thirstiness is really boiling over.

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