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  Words related to starvation

Related / Similar Words: starving, famishment

 

Definition:
  • the act of depriving of food or subjecting to famine; "the beseigers used starvation to induce surrender"; "they were charged with the starvation of children in their care";
  • a state of extreme hunger resulting from lack of essential nutrients over a prolonged period;

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    Derivational Morphology: starve, famish, hunger

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 餓死   Dutch: uithongering  
    Finnish: nälkä   French: inanition  
    German: Verhungern   Italian: fame  
    Japanese: 飢餓   Korean: 기근  
    Portuguese: inanição   Russian: голодание  
    Spanish: inanición   Swedish: svältning  
     
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