Definition of Appetence

1. Noun. A feeling of craving something. "The object of life is to satisfy as many appetencies as possible"

Exact synonyms: Appetency, Appetite
Generic synonyms: Craving
Specialized synonyms: Stomach, Sweet Tooth
Derivative terms: Appetent, Appetent



Definition of Appetence

1. n. A longing; a desire; especially an ardent desire; appetite; appetency.

Definition of Appetence

1. Noun. the state or action of desiring or craving ¹

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Definition of Appetence

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Appetence

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apperills
apperils
appersonation
appertain
appertained
appertainest
appertaineth
appertaining
appertainment
appertainments
appertains
appertinent
appestat
appestats
appetence (current term)
appetences
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appetibility
appetible
appetibleness
appetise
appetised
appetiser
appetisers
appetises
appetising
appetisingly

Literary usage of Appetence

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1. The Manufacturing Population of England: Its Moral, Social, and Physical by P. Gaskell (1833)
"Puberty and sexual appetence—Causes influencing their development —Vicious Example—Peculiarity of sexual ..."

2. Elements of Psychology by James Mark Baldwin (1893)
"We m.ay distinguish four factors or moments in the process of construction : Natural Impulse or appetence, Intention, ..."

3. An Essay on the Theory and Practice of the Christian Religion by Ramsey Benson (1903)
"The Secondary Religious appetence. In a certain melodrama the hero, a soldier, is taken prisoner in battle, bound hand and foot, and left alone in a house ..."

4. Studies in Moral Science by William Ennis Hamilton (1916)
"An appetence. 2. A stimulus, which may be a physical disturbance as in a sensation, or an idea as in an emotion. 3. The feeling proper. 4. ..."

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