starvation noun

ADJ. prolonged, slow | mass | oxygen The pilot had lost consciousness because of oxygen starvation.

VERB + STARVATION be threatened by, face, suffer | rescue sb from, save sb from | die from/of

STARVATION + NOUN diet, rations | wages The workers lived in poor conditions and were paid starvation wages. | level Millions of people around the world live at or below starvation level.

PHRASES death by/from starvation