Synonyms of thirst in English:

thirst


See definition of thirst

noun

1‘I need a drink—I'm dying of thirst’

SYNONYMS

thirstiness, dryness

dehydration

technical polydipsia

archaic drought

2‘his thirst for knowledge’

SYNONYMS

craving, strong desire, longing, yearning, avidity, hunger, voracity, keenness, eagerness, lust, appetite, passion, love

itch, fancy, hankering

informal yen

archaic appetency, appetence

ANTONYMS

aversion, distaste


verb

1‘she thirsted for power’

SYNONYMS

crave, want, covet, desire, hunger after, hunger for, lust after, lust for, hanker after, hanker for, have one's heart set on

wish, long, have a longing, yearn, be hungry, be itching, pant, be desperate, be consumed with desire

informal have a yen, be dying

archaic be athirst

ANTONYMS

be averse to