Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun hungriness

3 senses of hungriness

Sense 1
hunger, hungriness -- (a physiological need for food; the consequence of food deprivation)
       => drive -- (a physiological state corresponding to a strong need or desire)

Sense 2
longing, yearning, hungriness -- (prolonged unfulfilled desire or need)
       => desire -- (the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state)

Sense 3
hunger, hungriness, thirst, thirstiness -- (strong desire for something (not food or drink); "a thirst for knowledge"; "hunger for affection")
       => desire -- (an inclination to want things; "a man of many desires")

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