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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pinchedwith hunger; very hungry
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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.
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.
I am ahungered and athirst — and my very garments are parting from me in my need.
Then shall the righteous answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee ahungered, and fed thee? or thirsty, and gave thee drink?
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?
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.
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.
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.
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?
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: