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hunger

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The art of living does not consist in preserving and clinging to a particular mode of happiness. but in allowing happiness to change its form without being disappointed the change; happiness, like a child, must be allowed to grow Up.
Charles Morgan
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English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Old English hungor.

Noun

Singular
hunger

Plural
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  1. A need or compelling desire of food.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Any strong desire.
    I have a hunger to win.
Usage notes

The phrase be hungry is more common than have hunger to express a need for food.

Translations

Etymology 2

Old English hyngran.

Verb

Infinitive
to hunger

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to hunger (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To be in need of food.
  2. (figuratively) To have a desire for.
    I hungered for your love.
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Norwegian

Noun

hunger m. (definite singular hungeren; uncountable)

  1. hunger (desire)

Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

Declination for hunger Singular Uncountable
Common Indefinite Definite
Nominative hunger hungern
Genitive hungers hungerns

hunger c. (uncountable)

  1. hunger

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