- Opposite words for famished:
- overfull, full, thirsty, moneyed, comfortable, rich, replete, well-to-do, fat, fat-cat, sated, satiate, satisfied, silk-stocking, well-heeled, gorged, deep-pocketed, stuffed, overstuffed, affluent, glutted, well-off, engorged, opulent, prosperous, wealthy, flush, surfeited, satiated, overfed.
- Usage samples:
Sometimes our famished infantry took the field, but the depth of the snow prevented action with any success against the flying cavalry of the enemy.
"The Daughter of the Commandant",Alexksandr Sergeevich Pushkin.
They formed a ring round us, and laughed at our appeal, while Mansing and I, both of us famished, were left bound in a most painful position.
"An Explorer's Adventures in Tibet",A. Henry Savage Landor.
Fido and the old man seldom went home to supper before half past five, and Fido would have been famished were it not for the comfort of the bone.
"Flower of the Dusk",Myrtle Reed.
His opinion was, that a peck of corn a week was quite enough for a negro; and this was his systematic allowance;- but he otherwise tempted the appetites of his property, by driving them, famished, to the utmost verge of necessity.
"Our World, or, The Slaveholders Daughter",F. Colburn Adams.
- Sometimes our famished infantry took the field, but the depth of the snow prevented action with any success against the flying cavalry of the enemy.