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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hungry  \Hun"gry\,  a.  [Compar.  {Hungrier};  superl.  {Hungriest}.] 
  [AS.  hungrid.  See  {Hunger}.] 
  1.  Feeling  hunger;  having  a  keen  appetite;  feeling  uneasiness 
  or  distress  from  want  of  food;  hence  having  an  eager 
  desire. 
 
  2.  Showing  hunger  or  a  craving  desire;  voracious. 
 
  The  cruel,  hungry  foam.  --C.  Kingsley. 
 
  Cassius  has  a  lean  and  hungry  look  --Shak. 
 
  3.  Not  rich  or  fertile;  poor;  barren;  starved;  as  a  hungry 
  soil.  ``The  hungry  beach.''  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hungry 
  adj  1:  feeling  hunger;  feeling  a  need  or  desire  to  eat  food;  "a 
  world  full  of  hungry  people"  [ant:  {thirsty}] 
  2:  (usually  followed  by  `for')  extremely  desirous;  "athirst  for 
  knowledge";  "hungry  for  recognition";  "thirsty  for 
  informaton"  [syn:  {athirst(p)},  {hungry(p)},  {thirsty(p)}] 




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