- intense desire; strong natural craving; appetite.
- instinctive inclination or natural tendency.
- material or chemical attraction or affinity.
Origin of appetence
Related Words for appetentimpatient, avid, fierce, fervent, anxious, eager, ardent, intense, zealous, attentive, mindful, loving, keen, inclined, hungry, greedy, parched, restless, thirsty, ambitious
Examples from the Web for appetent
Historical Examples of appetent
The sentient spirit, that to which transmigratory conditions pertain, is also of two kinds, the appetent and non-appetent.
The appetent is the spirit associated with an organism and organs; the non-appetent is the spirit apart from organism and organs.
- a natural craving or desire
- a natural or instinctive inclination
- an attraction or affinity