Synonyms of starvation


1. starvation, famishment, hunger, hungriness

usage: a state of extreme hunger resulting from lack of essential nutrients over a prolonged period

2. starvation, starving, privation, deprivation

usage: the act of depriving of food or subjecting to famine; "the besiegers used starvation to induce surrender"; "they were charged with the starvation of children in their care"

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