athirst

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a·thirst

 (ə-thûrst′)
adj.
1. Strongly desirous; eager: athirst for freedom.
2. Archaic Thirsty.

athirst

(əˈθɜːst)
adj (postpositive)
1. (often foll by for) having an eager desire; longing
2. archaic thirsty

a•thirst

(əˈθɜrst)

adj.
1. having a keen desire; eager (often fol. by for): a poet athirst for recognition.
2. Archaic. thirsty.
[before 1000]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.athirst - (usually followed by `for') extremely desirousathirst - (usually followed by `for') extremely desirous; "athirst for knowledge"; "hungry for recognition"; "thirsty for informaton"
desirous, wishful - having or expressing desire for something; "desirous of high office"; "desirous of finding a quick solution to the problem"

athirst

adjective
1. Intensely desirous or interested:
Informal: raring.
Idioms: champing at the bit, ready and willing.
2. Archaic. Needing or desiring drink:
Translations

athirst

[əˈθɜːst] ADJ to be athirst for (liter) → tener sed de

athirst

adj (fig liter) to be athirst for somethingnach etw (dat)dürsten (liter)