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inappetence

[in-ap-i-tuh ns]
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noun
  1. lack of appetite.
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Also in·ap·pe·ten·cy.

Origin of inappetence

First recorded in 1685–95; in-3 + appetence
Related formsin·ap·pe·tent, adjective
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Examples from the Web for inappetence

Historical Examples

  • It is early attended with high fever and marked general weakness and inappetence.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

    United States Department of Agriculture


British Dictionary definitions for inappetence

inappetence

inappetency

noun
  1. rare lack of appetite or desire
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Derived Formsinappetent, adjective
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inappetence in Medicine

inappetence

(ĭn-ăpĭ-təns)
n.
  1. Lack of desire or appetite.
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Related formsin•appe•tent adj.
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