from hunger

(strictly) from hunger

Of very poor quality; terrible. His first novel showed a lot of promise, but his second one was really from hunger. The plot is nonexistent, the acting is mediocre at best, and the jokes are strictly from hunger. Don't waste your time or your money on this stinker.
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from hunger

Not very good, interesting, or appealing. That dumb show is just from hunger—usually, there's something better on TV.
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(strictly) from hunger

Sl. very mediocre; acceptable only when nothing else is available. This kind of entertainment is from hunger. The singer was strictly from hunger.
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from hunger

verb
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References in classic literature ?
"The Count of Monte Cristo!" said Danglars, more pale from terror than he had been just before from hunger and misery.
Also, we suffered from the cold, and later from hunger.
He raised her and smiled with such kindness and affection that I felt sensations of a peculiar and overpowering nature; they were a mixture of pain and pleasure, such as I had never before experienced, either from hunger or cold, warmth or food; and I withdrew from the window, unable to bear these emotions.
I suffered much from hunger, but much more from cold.
Indian Trail.- Rough Mountain Travelling.- Sufferings From Hunger and Thirst- Powder River.- Game in Abundance.-A Hunter's Paradise.- Mountain Peak Seen at a Great Distance.- One of the Bighorn Chain.- Rocky Mountains.- Extent.- Appearance.- Height.- The Great American Desert.- Various Characteristics of the Mountains.- Indian Superstitions Concerning Them.- Land of Souls.- Towns of the Free and Generous Spirits- Happy Hunting Grounds.
It happened that the eldest wanted to go into the forest to hew wood, and before he went his mother gave him a beautiful sweet cake and a bottle of wine in order that he might not suffer from hunger or thirst.
In Visayas, on the other hand, Filipino families who experienced involuntary hunger in the third quarter was at 6 percent (269,000 families), 3.3 percentage points lower than the 9.3 percent (419,000 families) who said they suffered from hunger in April to June 2018.
The number of Filipino families who suffered from hunger has barely moved in the past three months, based on the second quarter of 2018 Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey results.
According to the World Food Programme, one in nine people around the world currently suffer from hunger or malnutrition.
August 27, 2015 (TORIT) - A minister in South Sudan's Eastern Equatoria state has dismissed reports that dozens of people in the region died from hunger in recent weeks.
be free from hunger has been sanctioned in legally binding human rights
Israel has been forced to early release some of the Palestinian prisoners after it faced mounting challenges from hunger strikes as in the cases of some prisoners including Samer al-Issawi and Ayman al-Sharawneh.
Put crudely, Ash in the Belly aims at sparking a fire in our belly about millions of Indians who continue to suffer from hunger.
Aguilera will also appear in World Hunger Relief restaurant posters with the quote "Together, we have the power to save lives and go from hunger to hope" and online efforts, including the campaign's website, FromHungertoHope.com.
The event was conceptualized to spread awareness and generate funds for the welfare of the large number of people suffering from hunger and malnutrition in our country.