HUNGER in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of HUNGER
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hunger
 n.  strong desire for something; feel the need to eat
Classic Sentence: (110 in 8 pages)
1  With the deep hunger of an Irishman who has been a tenant on the lands his people once had owned and hunted, he wanted to see his own acres stretching green before his eyes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
2  Usually the men returned when they saw that hunger at home would be held at bay for a few months longer.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
3  Suspense, worry, sorrow, hunger and the torment of rising, falling, rising hope was wearing that skin thin.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
4  Queer that she should feel nothing now, nothing except a weariness that shackled her limbs with heavy iron chains and a hunger that made her knees tremble.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
5  A swimming nausea compounded of hunger, sleeplessness, exhaustion and stunning blows came on suddenly and she gripped the carved roses under her hand.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
6  She was born to be pampered and waited upon, and here she was, sick and ragged, driven by hunger to hunt for food in the gardens of her neighbors.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
7  Close to the back step of one cabin, she found a short row of radishes and hunger assaulted her suddenly.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
8  Soon Carreen and Suellen would have the insatiable hunger of typhoid convalescents.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
9  The rutted red roads were frozen to flintiness and hunger rode the winds through Georgia.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
10  Later, they would refight battles and tell children and grandchildren of pranks and forays and charges, of hunger, forced marches and wounds, but not now.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
11  Only hunger and her nightmare dream of hunger could make her afraid.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
12  Behind those doors lay the beauty of the old days, and a sad hunger for them welled up within her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIII
13  All her life her feet had been firmly planted in common sense and the only things she had ever feared had been the things she could see, injury, hunger, poverty, loss of Ashley's love.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LX
14  No, her fear was not of pain or hunger or loss of love.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LX
15  His own taste was in the line of less solid and more highly-seasoned diet; but hunger makes any fare palatable, and there had been times when Mr. Stepney had been reduced to a crust.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
Example Sentence: (32 in 3 pages)
16  He is on hunger strike in protest at what he claims is his wrongful conviction for murder.
17  An idle soul shall suffer hunger.
18  Lazy is a mother, she has a son: robbery, and a daughter: hunger.
19  To him, hunger was an abstract concept; he had never missed a meal.
20  I leant against a pillar of the verandah, drew my grey mantle close about me, and, trying to forget the cold which nipped me without, and the unsatisfied hunger which gnawed me within.
21  The world leaders celebrated the year 2000 with a solemn pledge to reduce poverty and hunger by 2015.
22  What's most striking is that the world as a whole has made remarkable progress against hunger, poverty and disease.
23  They hunger and thirst no more; all their wants are supplied, and all the uneasiness caused thereby is removed.
24  I leant against a pillar of the verandah, drew my grey mantle close about me, and, trying to forget the cold which nipped me without, and the unsatisfied hunger which began to gnaw me within.
25  The wolf is a voracious animal, its hunger never satisfied.
26  In his youth, he knew hunger and privation.
27  Its hunger might sate, the lion dozed.
28  His hand slid from the back of her neck to circle the base of her throat, and her pulse leaped as her breasts tightened in sensual hunger.
29  They did not know that the quicker a fresh water fish is on the fire after he is caught the better he is; and they reflected little upon what a sauce open-air sleeping, open-air exercise, bathing, and a large ingredient of hunger make, too.
30  I have swallowed the remainder with an accompaniment of secret tears, forced from me by the exigency of hunger.