hunger pain

/ˈhʌŋgə peɪn/ (say 'hungguh payn)

noun
a pain caused by lack of food.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • hunger — [huŋ′gər] n. [ME < OE hungor, akin to Ger hunger < IE base * kenk , to burn, dry up > Lith kankà, pain] 1. a) the discomfort, pain, or weakness caused by a need for food b) famine; starvation 2. a desire, need, or appetite for food 3.… …   English World dictionary

  • hunger — (n.) O.E. hungor unease or pain caused by lack of food, craving appetite, debility from lack of food, from P.Gmc. *hungruz (Cf. O.Fris. hunger, O.S. hungar, O.H.G. hungar, O.N. hungr, Ger. hunger, Du. honger, Goth. huhrus), probably from PIE root …   Etymology dictionary

  • Hunger — 1. Aus Hunger stehlen ist keine Sünde. – Eiselein, 334. Böhm.: Dluh kormoutí, a hlad krade. (Čelakovsky, 188.) Lat.: Viro esurienti necesse est furari. ( Eiselein, 334.) 2. Beim Hunger dient allzeit der beste Koch. – Winckler, XV, 88. 3. Das ist… …   Deutsches Sprichwörter-Lexikon

  • Pain — An unpleasant sensation that can range from mild, localized discomfort to agony. Pain has both physical and emotional components. The physical part of pain results from nerve stimulation. Pain may be contained to a discrete area, as in an injury …   Medical dictionary

  • Pain — This article is about physical pain. For pain in the broader sense, see Suffering. For other uses, see Pain (disambiguation). Pain A sports player in pain. ICD 10 R52 …   Wikipedia

  • hunger — I UK [ˈhʌŋɡə(r)] / US [ˈhʌŋɡər] noun * 1) a) [uncountable] a lack of food that can cause illness or death, especially among large numbers of people a new chance to fight world hunger and poverty b) the feeling that you have when you need to eat… …   English dictionary

  • hunger — hun|ger1 [ hʌŋgər ] noun * 1. ) uncount a lack of food that can cause illness or death, especially among large numbers of people: STARVATION: a new chance to fight world hunger and poverty a ) uncount the feeling you have when you need to eat… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hunger — n. & v. n. 1 a feeling of pain or discomfort, or (in extremes) an exhausted condition, caused by lack of food. 2 (often foll. by for, after) a strong desire. v.intr. 1 (often foll. by for, after) have a craving or strong desire. 2 feel hunger.… …   Useful english dictionary

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