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inappetence

[ in-ap-i-tuhns ]
/ ɪnˈæp ɪ təns /
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noun

lack of appetite.

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Also in·ap·pe·ten·cy .

Origin of inappetence

First recorded in 1685–95; in-3 + appetence

OTHER WORDS FROM inappetence

in·ap·pe·tent, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for inappetence

inappetence

inappetency

/ (ɪnˈæpɪtəns) /

noun

rare lack of appetite or desire

Derived forms of inappetence

inappetent, adjective
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Medical definitions for inappetence

inappetence
[ ĭn-ăpĭ-təns ]

n.

Lack of desire or appetite.

Other words from inappetence

in•appe•tent adj.
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