inappetence

[in-ap-i-tuh ns]
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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inappetence

inappetency

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

inappetence

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