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Princeton's WordNet

  1. starvation, starvingadjective

    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"

  2. starved, starvingadjective

    suffering from lack of food

Wikipedia

  1. Starving

    Starving is a song by American singer Hailee Steinfeld and American duo Grey, featuring Russian-German producer Zedd. The song was written by Grey members Michael Trewartha and Kyle Trewartha, Robert McCurdy, Christopher Petrosino, and Asia Whiteacre. It was released on July 22, 2016, through Republic Records and Universal Music Group. "Starving" is included on the Japanese edition of Steinfeld's debut extended play, Haiz (2015). It serves as the record's third and final single.

ChatGPT

  1. starving

    Starving refers to suffering or dying from extreme or prolonged lack of food. It can also signify an intense need or desire for something.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Starving

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of starving in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of starving in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of starving in a Sentence

  1. Elizabeth Hoff:

    I am really alarmed, people gathered in the market place. You could see many were malnourished, starving. They were skinny, tired, severely distressed. There was no smile on anybody's faces. It is not what you seen when you arrive with a convoy. The children I talked to said they had no strength to play.

  2. Werner Baumann:

    We are not feeding Peter by starving Paul here.

  3. Nasrul Hamid:

    Bangladesh is an energy starving country and we need more power and energy to achieve our vision to become a middle income country by the year of 2021.

  4. Shirley Raines:

    When I went out there, it was like a scene from The Walking Dead, all the resources had stopped. People stopped coming to feed. People were starving. Some people had socks tied around their face, around their nose.

  5. John Steinbeck:

    The fields were fruitful and starving men moved on the roads. The granaries were full and the children of the poor grew up rachitic.

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