craving

  • 1 Craving — Crav ing ( ?ng), n. Vehement or urgent desire; longing for; beseeching. [1913 Webster] A succession of cravings and satiety. L Estrange. {Crav ing*ly}, adv. {Crav ing*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 craving — index desire, eager, insatiable, solicitous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 craving — [n] strong desire appetite, appetition, hankering, hunger, hurting, itch*, longing, lust, munchies*, need, passion, thirst, urge, yearning, yen*; concepts 20,709 Ant. dislike, distaste, hate, indifference …

    New thesaurus

  • 4 craving — ► NOUN ▪ a powerful desire for something …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 craving — [krā′viŋ] n. an intense and prolonged desire; yearning or appetite, as for affection or a food or drug …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 craving — n. 1) to feel, have a craving 2) a powerful, strong craving 3) a craving for * * * [ kreɪvɪŋ] have a craving strong craving strong craving a powerful a craving for to feel …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 7 Craving — Der Anglizismus Craving (engl. Begierde, Verlangen) ist ein in das Deutsche übernommener medizinischer Begriff und eine wissenschaftliche Bezeichnung aus dem Bereich der Suchtforschung. „Craving” oder „constant craving” umschreibt das… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 8 craving — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ desperate (esp. BrE), intense, strong ▪ food cravings ▪ hunger cravings ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 9 craving — crav|ing [ˈkreıvıŋ] n an extremely strong desire for something →↑longing craving for ▪ She had a craving for some chocolate …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 craving — UK [ˈkreɪvɪŋ] / US noun [countable] Word forms craving : singular craving plural cravings a very strong feeling of wanting something …

    English dictionary

  • 11 Craving — Crave Crave (kr[=a]v), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Craved} (kr[=a]vd); p pr. & vb. n. {Craving}.] [AS. crafian; akin to Icel. krefja, Sw. kr[aum]fva, Dan. kr[ae]ve.] 1. To ask with earnestness or importunity; to ask with submission or humility; to beg;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 Craving — Le craving (de l anglais « désir ardent, appétit insatiable ») représente une impulsion vécue sur un instant donné, véhiculant une envie de consommation d un produit psychoactif et sa recherche compulsive ou encore l application d un… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 13 CRAVING —    the BUDDHIST HOLY TRUTH that through ignorance we are bound to the WHEEL of EXISTENCE by craving …

    Concise dictionary of Religion

  • 14 craving — noun (C) an extremely strong desire for something (+ for): a craving for some chocolate …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 craving — noun a craving for chocolate Syn: longing, yearning, desire, want, wish, hankering, hunger, thirst, appetite, greed, lust, ache, need, urge; informal yen, itch, jones …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 16 craving — [ˈkreɪvɪŋ] noun [C] a very strong feeling of wanting something a craving for chocolate[/ex] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 17 craving — noun Date: 1633 an intense, urgent, or abnormal desire or longing …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 craving — cravingly, adv. cravingness, n. /kray ving/, n. great or eager desire; yearning. [1250 1300; ME; see CRAVE, ING1] Syn. See desire. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 19 craving — 1. noun A strong desire; yearning 2. verb Present participle of to crave …

    Wiktionary

  • 20 craving — Synonyms and related words: a habit, acquired tolerance, acute alcoholism, addictedness, addiction, alcoholism, amphetamine withdrawal symptoms, an universal wolf, appetence, appetency, appetite, appetition, athirst, barbiturate addiction,… …

    Moby Thesaurus


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