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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • \ˈfa-mish\
    • /fˈamɪʃmənt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • \ˈfa-mish\

Definitions of famishment word

  • noun famishment Starvation; the fact or process of being famished. 1
  • noun famishment (Obsolete (No longer in use)) Famine. 0

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Parts of speech for Famishment


famishment popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 97% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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Synonyms for famishment

noun famishment

  • craving — an intense desire or longing
  • desire — A desire is a strong wish to do or have something.
  • famine — extreme and general scarcity of food, as in a country or a large geographical area.
  • greed — excessive or rapacious desire, especially for wealth or possessions.
  • longing — strong, persistent desire or craving, especially for something unattainable or distant: filled with longing for home.

Antonyms for famishment

noun famishment

  • disgust — to cause loathing or nausea in.
  • dislike — to regard with displeasure, antipathy, or aversion: I dislike working. I dislike oysters.
  • distaste — dislike; disinclination.
  • hate — to dislike intensely or passionately; feel extreme aversion for or extreme hostility toward; detest: to hate the enemy; to hate bigotry.
  • hatred — the feeling of one who hates; intense dislike or extreme aversion or hostility.

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