HyperDic: esurient

English > 3 senses of the word esurient:
ADJECTIVEallesurient, famished, ravenous, sharp-set, starvedextremely hungry
allesurient, avid, devouring, greedy(often followed by 'for') ardently or excessively desirous
allesurient, edacious, rapacious, ravening, ravenous, voracious, wolfishdevouring or craving food in great quantities
English > esurient: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningExtremely hungry.
Example "fell into the esurient embrance of a predatory enemy"
Synonymsfamished, ravenous, sharp-set, starved
BroaderhungryFeeling hunger
Spanishfamélico
Catalanafamat, famèlic, famolenc
Nounsesurienceexcessive desire to eat
English > esurient: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(often followed by 'for') ardently or excessively desirous.
Example "the esurient eyes of an avid curiosity"
Synonymsavid, devouring, greedy
Broaderdesirous, wishfulHaving or expressing desire for something
Spanishansioso, ávido, impaciente
Catalanansiós, àvid, desitjós, impacient
English > esurient: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningdevouring or craving food in great quantities.
Synonymsedacious, rapacious, ravening, ravenous, voracious, wolfish
BroadergluttonousGiven to excess in consumption of especially food or drink
Spanishsanguinario, voraz
Catalanafamat, voraç
Nounsesurienceextreme / extreme gluttony

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