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Meaning of CRAVING

Pronunciation:  'kreyving

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an intense desire for some particular thing
 

CRAVING is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: addiction, appetence, appetency, appetite, desire

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Crav"ing\ (-?ng), n.
Vehement or urgent desire; longing for; beseeching.

      A succession of cravings and satiety.    --L'Estrange.
-- {Crav"ing*ly}, adv. -- {Crav"ing*ness}, n.

 
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 Related Terms: a habit, acquired tolerance, acute alcoholism, addictedness, addiction, alcoholism, amphetamine withdrawal symptoms, an universal wolf, appetence, appetency, appetite, appetition, athirst, barbiturate addiction, barbiturism, chain smoking, chronic alcoholism, cocainism, consumed with desire, coveting, crash, dependence, devoured by desire, dipsomania, drug addiction, drug culture, drug dependence, fervid, habituation, hunger, hungering, hungry, itch, itching, lust, mad with lust, mania, nicotine addiction, passion, physical dependence, prurience, pruriency, prurient, psychological dependence, sexual desire, thirst, thirsting, thirsty, tolerance, urge, withdrawal sickness, withdrawal symptoms
 

 

 

 

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