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appetency

[ap-i-tuh n-see] /ˈæp ɪ tən si/
noun, plural appetencies.
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Origin of appetency
1620-1630
1620-30; < Latin appetentia a craving for, equivalent to appetent- (stem of appetēns, present participle of appetere; see appetence) + -ia -ia; see -ency
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