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Definitions and Synonyms of starving | Another word for starving | What is starving?

Definition 1: the act of depriving of food or subjecting to famine - [noun denoting act]

Samples where starving or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the besiegers used starvation to induce surrender
  • they were charged with the starvation of children in their care

Synonyms for starving in the sense of this definition

(starving is a kind of ...) act of depriving someone of food or money or rights

"nutritional privation" "deprivation of civil rights"

Definition 2: suffering from lack of food - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for starving in the sense of this definition

(starving is similar to ...) not being provided with adequate nourishment

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