esurience
noun Date: 1825 the quality or state of being esurient

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  • esurience — See esurient. * * * …   Universalium

  • esurience — noun The quality of being esurient; extreme gluttony or boundless hunger …   Wiktionary

  • esurience — esu·ri·ence …   English syllables

  • esurience — noun 1. excessive desire to eat • Syn: ↑edacity, ↑ravenousness, ↑voracity, ↑voraciousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑voracious (for: ↑voraciousness), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • esurient — esurience, esuriency, n. esuriently, adv. /i soor ee euhnt/, adj. hungry; greedy. [1665 75; < L esurient (s. of esuriens, prp. of esurire) hungering, equiv. to esur hunger + ent ENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • edacity — noun 1. excessive desire to eat • Syn: ↑esurience, ↑ravenousness, ↑voracity, ↑voraciousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑voracious (for: ↑voraciousness), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • voraciousness — noun 1. excessive desire to eat • Syn: ↑edacity, ↑esurience, ↑ravenousness, ↑voracity • Derivationally related forms: ↑voracious, ↑voracious (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • voracity — noun 1. excessive desire to eat • Syn: ↑edacity, ↑esurience, ↑ravenousness, ↑voraciousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑voracious (for: ↑voraciousness), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • rapaciousness — noun 1. extreme gluttony • Syn: ↑edacity, ↑esurience, ↑rapacity, ↑voracity, ↑voraciousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑voracious (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • rapacity — noun 1. reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the deadly sins) • Syn: ↑avarice, ↑greed, ↑covetousness, ↑avaritia • Derivationally related forms: ↑rapacious, ↑covetous ( …   Useful english dictionary

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