What does thirsty mean?

Definitions for thirsty
ˈθɜr stithirsty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thirstyadjective

    needing moisture

    "thirsty fields under a rainless sky"

  2. thirstyadjective

    feeling a need or desire to drink

    "after playing hard the children were thirsty"

  3. athirst(p), hungry(p), thirsty(p)adjective

    (usually followed by `for') extremely desirous

    "athirst for knowledge"; "hungry for recognition"; "thirsty for informaton"

  4. thirstyadjective

    able to take in large quantities of moisture

    "thirsty towels"

Wiktionary

  1. thirstyadjective

    Needing to drink.

    After all that work I am really thirsty.

  2. thirstyadjective

    Causing thirst; giving one a need to drink.

  3. thirstyadjective

    Craving something.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Thirstyadjective

    Etymology: ðurstig , Saxon.

    Thy brother’s blood the thirsty earth hath drank,
    Broach’d with the steely point of Clifford’s lance. William Shakespeare.

    Give me a little water to drink, for I am thirsty. Judg. iv.

    Unworthy was thy fate,
    To fall beneath a base assassin’s stab,
    Whom all the thirsty instruments of death
    Had in the field of battle sought in vain. Nicholas Rowe.

Wikipedia

  1. thirsty

    Thirst is the craving for potable fluids, resulting in the basic instinct of animals to drink. It is an essential mechanism involved in fluid balance. It arises from a lack of fluids or an increase in the concentration of certain osmolites, such as sodium. If the water volume of the body falls below a certain threshold or the osmolite concentration becomes too high, structures in the brain detect changes in blood constituents and signal thirst.Continuous dehydration can cause acute and chronic diseases, but is most often associated with renal and neurological disorders. Excessive thirst, called polydipsia, along with excessive urination, known as polyuria, may be an indication of diabetes mellitus or diabetes insipidus. There are receptors and other systems in the body that detect a decreased volume or an increased osmolite concentration. Some sources distinguish "extracellular thirst" from "intracellular thirst", where extracellular thirst is thirst generated by decreased volume and intracellular thirst is thirst generated by increased osmolite concentration.

ChatGPT

  1. thirsty

    Thirsty is the state of feeling or desire to drink something, typically due to the lack of sufficient fluid or water in the body. It is the body's natural response or signal to dehydration or dryness in the mouth and throat.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thirstynoun

    feeling thirst; having a painful or distressing sensation from want of drink; hence, having an eager desire

  2. Thirstynoun

    deficient in moisture; dry; parched

Wikidata

  1. Thirsty

    Thirsty is a horror novel written by M. T. Anderson. It is set in modern Clayton, Massachusetts, in a parallel universe where vampires and other such creatures exist. The main character, Christopher, just wants a normal life; to date his crush Rebecca Schwartz, stay up late, and other teenager things. Unfortunately, Chris has much more to worry about than puberty — he also has to deal with his vampirism.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thirsty in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thirsty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of thirsty in a Sentence

  1. Jon Zuccala:

    The cat just darted out when he opened up the hatch, she was wet, scared, thirsty, but she was alive.

  2. Antal Karolyi:

    I think in the short-term we must help those who sleep rough, who are hungry and thirsty, and especially those coming from a war zone who have had to endure tough situations which to us are inconceivable.

  3. Annie Sullivan:

    Love is something like the clouds that were in the sky, Before the sun came out. You cannot touch the clouds, you know but you feel the rain and know How glad the flowers and the thirsty earth are to have it after a hot day. You cannot touch love either, But you feel the sweetness that it pours into everything.

  4. Donald Trump:

    They want America to be a giant sanctuary city for drug dealers, predators and blood thirsty MS-13 killers.

  5. Alain:

    The soul is that which denies the body. For example, that which refuses to run when the body trembles, to strike when the body is angry, to drink when the body is thirsty.

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