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synonyms for thirstiness

  • appetite
  • desire
  • eagerness
  • hankering
  • hunger
  • longing
  • lust
  • passion
  • yearning
  • aridity
  • drought
  • dryness
  • keenness
  • yen

antonyms for thirstiness

MOST RELEVANT
  • aversion
  • disgust
  • dislike
  • distaste
  • hate
  • hatred
  • indifference
  • repulsion
  • wetness
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How to use thirstiness in a sentence

The contention that we are cultivating the innate blood-thirstiness of our public, I regard as absurd.
A LIBRARIAN'S OPEN SHELFARTHUR E. BOSTWICK
In Kondal we train our youth in courage, valor, and high honor—in Mardonale they train them in savage blood-thirstiness alone.
THE SKYLARK OF SPACEEDWARD ELMER SMITH AND LEE HAWKINS GARBY
But all this did not yet suffice to appease the blood-thirstiness of the king, and his friends and counsellors, and his priests.
HENRY VIII AND HIS COURTLOUISE MUHLBACH
Let slaveholders say what they will about our blood-thirstiness, there is not one of them who fears to put himself in our power.
THE ANTI-SLAVERY EXAMINER, OMNIBUSAMERICAN ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY
The French seem only to be possessed by a mad thirst for glory, and manifest a blood-thirstiness which is perfectly appalling.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
I felt immediately a fit of blood-thirstiness creep over me.
THE BUSHMANEDWARD WILSON LANDOR
Even nowadays, though, the thirstiness of mankind is something supernatural.
IDLE THOUGHTS OF AN IDLE FELLOWJEROME K. JEROME
"I'm afraid your blood-thirstiness won't be gratified this time," answered the first speaker.
THE DUKE OF STOCKBRIDGEEDWARD BELLAMY
At that moment a cry of unbridled joy, triumph, and blood-thirstiness burst from the Janissaries.
THE LION OF JANINAMR JKAI
Blood-thirstiness was a passion unknown to him; but that tenderness which with us creates a horror of blood was equally unknown.
LIFE OF CICEROANTHONY TROLLOPE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO THIRSTINESS

  • appetite
  • aridity
  • desire
  • drought
  • dryness
  • eagerness
  • hankering
  • hunger
  • keenness
  • longing
  • lust
  • passion
  • thirstiness
  • yearning
  • yen
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.