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adjective as in hungry

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How could we trust our lives in the hands of people that are overworked, starved and not given their just compensation?

Sarang, which means “love” in Korean, starved to death while the Kims went on all-night gaming binges.

The media, forever starved for lazy shorthand, have gone along with the labeling too.

She was starved in New York with her baby and forced to have sex with as many as three dozen men a day.

“The older children who starved gave their food to the younger ones,” said Mari.

Surely there can be no question of this poor starved beast injuring anybody, can there?

He gave up the castle to Bruce on February 7, the short siege probably indicating that he was starved into surrender.

In Cheshire and Lancashire the word is in common use to this day, and invariably means starved for want of food.

A person exceedingly hungry says, "I'm welly clem'd; I'm almost or well-nigh starved."

He became a successful corporation lawyer and I starved for a while and then I became a private detective.


On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to starved, such as: malnourished, emaciated, famished, macerated, undernourished, and ravenous.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.