craving NOUN a powerful desire for something.

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  • 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

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

  • 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

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

  • 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

  • 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

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

  • 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

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

  • 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

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