Hunger is defined as wanting something.(verb)
An example of hunger is desperately wanting justice in the world; to hunger for justice.
The definition of hunger is the desire for something.(noun)
An example of hunger is what people feel when starving in an African nation.
See hunger in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OE hungor, akin to Ger hunger < IE base *kenk-, to burn, dry up > Lith kankà, pain
See hunger in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English hungor.
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