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There was a hungriness in his sharp, black eyes which would have been observed by any one other than these two backwoodsmen.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English hungrig "hungry, famished;" see hunger + -y (2). Cf. Old Frisian hungerig, Dutch hongerig, German hungrig. Figurative use from c.1200. Related: Hungrily.

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