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English definition of “thirst”

thirst

noun
 
 
/θɜːst/
B2 [U, no plural] the feeling that you want to drink something: Many of the refugees collapsed from thirst and hunger. I had a long, cold drink to quench my thirst (= stop me feeling thirsty).Hungry and thirsty
a thirst for sth a strong wish for something: a thirst for adventureFeelings of desire
(Definition of thirst from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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