Craving meaning

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Craving means to want something very much.

An example of craving is wanting water when you are very thirsty.

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An intense and prolonged desire; yearning or appetite, as for affection or a food or drug.
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A strong desire; yearning.
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A consuming desire; a yearning.
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Present participle of crave.
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The definition of a craving is a very strong desire.

An example of a craving is a pregnant woman absolutely needing to eat frozen yogurt.

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Origin of craving

  • From Middle English cravinge, from Old English crafing (“claim, demand”), equivalent to crave +‎ -ing.

    From Wiktionary

  • From crave.

    From Wiktionary