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3 dicționare găsite pentru starvation
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Starvation \Star*va"tion\ (st[aum]r*v[=a]"sh[u^]n), n.
     The act of starving, or the state of being starved.
     [1913 Webster]
     Note: This word was first used, according to Horace Walpole,
           by Henry Dundas, the first Lord Melville, in a speech
           on American affairs in 1775, which obtained for him the
           nickname of Starvation Dundas.
           "Starvation, we are also told, belongs to the class of
           'vile compounds' from being a mongrel; as if English
           were not full of mongrels, and as if it would not be in
           distressing straits without them." --Fitzed. Hall.
           [1913 Webster]

Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

       n 1: a state of extreme hunger resulting from lack of essential
            nutrients over a prolonged period [syn: famishment]
       2: the act of depriving of food or subjecting to famine; "the
          beseigers used starvation to induce surrender"; "they were
          charged with the starvation of children in their care"
          [syn: starving]

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  84 Moby Thesaurus words for "starvation":
     Lenten, Spartan, absence, abstemious, abstinence from food,
     ascetic, asphyxiation, austere, beggary, choke, choking,
     defectiveness, deficiency, deficit, deprivation, destitution,
     drought, drowning, dwarfed, dwarfish, exiguous, famine, fasting,
     frugal, imperfection, impoverished, impoverishment, incompleteness,
     jejune, killing, lack, lean, limited, liver death, meager, mean,
     megadeath, miserly, narrow, need, niggardly, omission, paltry,
     parsimonious, poor, punishment of Tantalus, puny,
     restriction of intake, scant, scanty, scrawny, scrimp, scrimpy,
     serum death, shortage, shortcoming, shortfall, skimp, skimpy,
     slender, slight, slim, small, smotheration, smothering, spare,
     sparing, stingy, stinted, straitened, strangling, strangulation,
     stunted, subsistence, suffocation, thin, unnourishing,
     unnutritious, violent death, want, wantage, watered, watery,
     watery grave  

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