"hungers" in the noun sense
1. hunger, hungriness
a physiological need for food the consequence of food deprivation
2. hunger, hungriness, thirst, thirstiness
strong desire for something (not food or drink
"a thirst for knowledge"
"hunger for affection"
"hungers" in the verb sense
feel the need to eat
2. crave, hunger, thirst, starve, lust
have a craving, appetite, or great desire for
3. starve, hunger, famish
be hungry go without food
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