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famine

synonym (synonym of famine)

hypernym (famine IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a severe shortage of food (as through crop failure) resulting in violent hunger and starvation and death (noun.event)
    an event resulting in great loss and misfortune (noun.event)
     
  • an acute insufficiency (noun.state)
    the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable (noun.state)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF famine relation)

  • a severe shortage of food (as through crop failure) resulting in violent hunger and starvation and death (noun.event)
    a famine in Ireland resulting from a potato blight; between 1846 and 1851 a million people starved to death and 1.6 million emigrated (most to America more.. (noun.event)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym dearth shortage calamity cataclysm catastrophe disaster deficiency lack the great calamity the great hunger the great starvation the irish famine

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