Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of hunger.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hunger.

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Examples

  • But this bright season ended quite as suddenly as it had begun; and when these great "hungers" -- as those veterans were entitled who dealt most freely with the marvellous -- had laid their heads together to produce and confirm another guinea's worth of fiction, the London press would have none of it.

    Springhaven : a Tale of the Great War

  • A refusal to “eat” (seek to possess, control) that for which one hungers is a way of honoring that which is eternally beautiful in the world: “We want to eat all the other objects of desire.

    Vitro Nasu » 2006 » February

  • A refusal to “eat” (seek to possess, control) that for which one hungers is a way of honoring that which is eternally beautiful in the world: “We want to eat all the other objects of desire.

    Three Lives – Gertrude Stein, Simone Weil & Alan Sondheim

  • Thus, to read the letters of Bayard Taylor is to meet a poet who bewails the lack of poetic material in America and who "hungers," as he says, for the romance and beauty of other lands.

    Outlines of English and American Literature : an Introduction to the Chief Writers of England and America, to the Books They Wrote, and to the Times in Which They Lived

  • One of the lessons that Senator Clinton’s campaign has shown conclusively is that there is an extraordinary chunk of the population that thirsts, that hungers, that is salivating for a ticket where at least one member has the XX chromosome.

    And the Democratic ticket is . . .

  • Once your hungers are sated, you will be called up, table by table, and I will bestow your new marks individually, according to your previous rank.

    Arcane Circle

  • The storm tries to fill the emptiness, but the more it hungers, the deeper the emptiness becomes.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • The hungers started, hunger for food, for life, for sex.

    Raziel

  • Freedom has to be disinterested: free from hungers, preferences, drives.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • The real divide is between a popular protest movement, fed on Facebook and Twitter, that hungers for a change of direction, and an entrenched governmental system that clings precariously to the status quo.

    13 – review

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