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anorexic

[ an-uh-rek-sik ]
/ ˌæn əˈrɛk sɪk /
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noun
a person who has or experiences anorexia or especially anorexia nervosa.
adjective
relating to, resembling, or affected by anorexia.
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Origin of anorexic

First recorded in 1960–65; anorex(ia) + -ic

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH anorexic

anorectic, anorexic
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