Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pinched with hunger; hungry.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pinched with hunger; very hungry.

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  • adjective pinched with hunger; very hungry

Etymologies

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a- +‎ hungered

Examples

  • To this extenuated spectre, perhaps, a crumb is not thrown once a year; but when ahungered and athirst to famine - when all humanity has forgotten the dying tenant of a decaying house - Divine Mercy remembers the mourner, and a shower of manna falls for lips that earthly nutriment is to pass no more.

    Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte

  • I saw many originally low, and to whom lack of education left scarcely anything but animal wants, disappointed in those wants, ahungered, athirst, and desperate as famished animals: I saw what taught my brain a new lesson, and filled my breast with fresh feelings.

    Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte

  • I am ahungered and athirst — and my very garments are parting from me in my need.

    Phineas Redux

  • Then shall the righteous answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee ahungered, and fed thee? or thirsty, and gave thee drink?

    Matthew 25.

  • Then shall they also answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee ahungered, or athirst, or a stranger, or naked, or sick, or in prison, and did not minister unto thee?

    Matthew 25.

  • But he said unto them, Have ye not read what David did, when he was ahungered, and they that were with him; how he entered into the house of God, and did eat the showbread, 1 Sam.

    Matthew 12.

  • At that time Jesus went on the sabbath day through the corn; and his disciples were ahungered, and began to pluck the ears of corn, Deut.

    Matthew 12.

  • And Jesus answering them said, Have ye not read so much as this, what David did, when himself was ahungered, and they which were with him; how he went into the house of God, and did take and eat the showbread, and gave also to them that were with him; Lev.

    Luke 6.

  • And he said unto them, Have ye never read what David did, when he had need, and was ahungered, he, and they that were with him?

    Mark 2.

  • Then shall he say also unto them on the left hand, Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels: for I was ahungered, and ye gave me no meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me no drink:

    Matthew 25.

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