starved starving
malnourished malnourished adj. Not getting adequate food; suffering from malnutrition; underfed. [Narrower terms: {starved, starving}; {unfed}; {foodless}] [WordNet 1.5]

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  • starving — / starved [adj] deprived of food could eat a horse*, craving, dehydrated, drawn, dying, emaciated, empty, faint, famished, haggard, hungering, hungry, malnourished, peaked, peckish, perishing, pinched, ravenous, skinny, thin, underfed,… …   New thesaurus

  • starved — starving / starved [adj] deprived of food could eat a horse*, craving, dehydrated, drawn, dying, emaciated, empty, faint, famished, haggard, hungering, hungry, malnourished, peaked, peckish, perishing, pinched, ravenous, skinny, thin, underfed,… …   New thesaurus

  • Starved — Starve Starve (st[aum]rv), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Starved} (st[aum]rvd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Starving}.] [OE. sterven to die, AS. steorfan; akin to D. sterven, G. sterben, OHG. sterban, Icel. starf labor, toil.] 1. To die; to perish. [Obs., except in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Starving — Starve Starve (st[aum]rv), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Starved} (st[aum]rvd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Starving}.] [OE. sterven to die, AS. steorfan; akin to D. sterven, G. sterben, OHG. sterban, Icel. starf labor, toil.] 1. To die; to perish. [Obs., except in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • starving — adjective the world s starving children Syn: dying of hunger, deprived of food, undernourished, malnourished, starved, half starved; very hungry, ravenous, famished, empty, hollow; fasting Ant: full …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • Starving Time (Jamestown) — The Starving Time at Jamestown in the English Colony of Virginia killed all but 60 of 500 colonists during the winter of 1609–1610. The colonists, the first group of whom had originally arrived at Jamestown on May 14, 1607, had never planned to… …   Wikipedia

  • starved — Synonyms and related words: aching for, attenuated, bare handed, beggarly, cadaverous, corpselike, craving, deprived of, desirous of, dog hungry, dying for, emacerated, emaciate, emaciated, empty, empty handed, famished, famishing, fasting,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • starved — adjective 1. suffering from lack of food (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑starving • Similar to: ↑malnourished 2. extremely hungry they were tired and famished for food and sleep a ravenous boy …   Useful english dictionary

  • starved — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. hungry, famished, starving, ravenous, *hungry enough to eat a horse, malnourished, emaciated, wasting away. ANT.: full, *stuffed, gorged …   English dictionary for students

  • starving — adjective Syn: hungry, undernourished, malnourished, starved, ravenous, famished Ant: full …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

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