HyperDic: thirst

English > 4 senses of the word thirst:
NOUNstatethirst, thirstinessa physiological need to drink
attributethirst, hunger, hungriness, thirstinessstrong desire for something (not food or drink)
VERBperceptionthirstfeel the need to drink
consumptionthirst, crave, hunger, starve, lusthave a craving, appetite, or great desire for
thirst > pronunciation
Soundsther'st
Rhymesbratwurst ... worst: 16 rhymes with erst...
English > thirst: 4 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA physiological need to drink.
Synonymthirstiness
Narrowerdehydrationdepletion of bodily fluids
polydipsiaexcessive thirst (as in cases of diabetes or kidney dysfunction)
BroaderdriveA physiological state corresponding to a strong need or desire
Spanishsed
Catalanset
Adjectivesthirstyfeeling a need or desire to drink
Verbsthirstfeel the need to drink
English > thirst: 4 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningStrong desire for something (not food or drink).
Example"a thirst for knowledge"
Synonymshunger, hungriness, thirstiness
BroaderdesireAn inclination to want things
Spanishansia, hambre, sed
Catalanfam, gana, set
Adjectivesthirsty(usually followed by 'for') extremely desirous
Verbsthirsthave a craving, appetite, or great desire for
English > thirst: 4 senses > verb 1, perception
MeaningFeel the need to drink.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broaderache, smart, hurtBe the source of pain
Spanishtener sed
Nounsthirsta physiological need to drink
English > thirst: 4 senses > verb 2, consumption
MeaningHave a craving, appetite, or great desire for.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymscrave, hunger, starve, lust
Broaderdesire, wantFeel or have a desire for
Spanishambicionar, anhelar, ansiar, desear
Catalanambicionar, anhelar, ansiar, cobejar, delejar, sospirar per
Nounsthirststrong desire for something (not food or drink)

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