What does starving mean?

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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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Starving

    of Starve

How to pronounce starving?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Indian

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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. Mark Jewell:

    They're starving our school districts. Our local school districts are trying to decide whether to hire an extra remediation( employee) or get toilet paper in the bathroom, we're just standing up and saying,' Enough is enough.'.

  2. Dimitris Nomikos:

    My salary is not enough to cover even my basic needs. My students are starving, they are destroying the social security system ... I don't know if we will ever see our pensions.

  3. Pope Francis:

    They are men and women like us, our brothers seeking a better life, starving, persecuted, wounded, exploited, victims of war. They were looking for a better life, they were looking for happiness.

  4. African Development Bank.How:

    We do not prepare for [ drought ], it's like we just wake up and discover that people in rural Kenya are starving, that people on one side of the country have no rain.

  5. Geoff LeBaron:

    People just adore them, when people harass them, it's to the detriment of the birds. It can cause them to spend more energy and push them over the edge. If they are starving already, it can cause them to starve to death.

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