Definition of 'thirst'
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It gave me a real thirst for exploring. Times, Sunday Times (2012)America is finally showing signs of coming to grips with its thirst for oil. Times, Sunday Times (2007)What keeps both going is the universal thirst for knowledge. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You will suffer neither hunger nor thirst! Andersen's Fairy Tales (1874)They want to capitalise on the thirst for football shows as much as possible. The Sun (2009)Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they will be filled. Beat Stress (1992)This thirst for knowledge and a better life is also a threat. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for justice. A Channel of Peace (1993)It is clear that a thirst for knowledge and rigour is alive and well in many schools. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Both had no real thirst for the limelight and no way of dealing with it when it came. Times, Sunday Times (2015)India's thirst for oil is increasing rapidly as its economy expands. Times, Sunday Times (2010)America's thirst for oil is legendary. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It had quite a profound effect on me, giving me a real thirst for beauty and culture. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But I have an insatiable thirst for knowledge. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And I had this insatiable thirst for change. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A growing thirst for oil from the emerging economies of Asia is one critical factor. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Think of it as a play on European consumers' thirst and spending power. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He said: 'I have a real thirst and appetite for change. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He also has immense personal charm, a showman's love of performing and an insatiable thirst to learn new music. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Of longer droughts and bigger floods, and growing hunger and thirst, and things in various ways not being quite like they were. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'thirst'
British English: thirst /θɜːst/ NOUN
Thirst is the feeling that you need to drink something.
Drink water to quench your thirst.
- American English: thirst
- Arabic: ظَمَأ
- Brazilian Portuguese: sede
- Chinese: 渴
- Croatian: žeđ
- Czech: žízeň
- Danish: tørst
- Dutch: dorst
- European Spanish: sed
- Finnish: jano
- French: soif
- German: Durst
- Greek: δίψα
- Italian: sete
- Japanese: のどの渇き
- Korean: 갈증
- Norwegian: tørste
- Polish: pragnienie
- European Portuguese: sede
- Romanian: sete
- Russian: жажда
- Spanish: sed
- Swedish: törst
- Thai: ความกระหายน้ำ
- Turkish: susuzluk
- Ukrainian: спрага
- Vietnamese: cơn khát
Definition of thirst from the Collins English Dictionary
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