state of not having enough to eat; lack of food
strong desire for sth
want very much
"a thirst for knowledge"
"hunger for affection"
"Let's eat--I'm starving!"
He had been foodless for two days and ached with hunger.
出自： A. Gray
Basil is a Philistine and a crook..and yet..I hunger for his company.
出自： E. Waugh
He hungered to explain who he was.
出自： B. Malamud
He hungered for a good meal.
He hungered for letters from his old comrades-in-arms.
All the time she hungered for news from her little son.
The traveller hungered for his native land.
The unemployed hunger for jobs.
The actor hungered for social attention.
The actors hungered for applause.
She hungered after his love.
These students hunger after new knowledge and ideas.
The besiegers hungered the garrison into surrender.
误 We had lost hunger.
正 We had forgotten our hunger.
析 “不知饥饿”不能译作lose hunger,而应说forget one's hunger。