Definition of Appetite

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

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



Definition of Appetite

1. n. The desire for some personal gratification, either of the body or of the mind.

Definition of Appetite

1. Noun. Desire for, or relish of, food or drink; hunger. ¹

2. Noun. Any strong desire; an eagerness or longing. ¹

3. Noun. The desire for some personal gratification, either of the body or of the mind. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Appetite

1. a desire for food or drink [n -S]

Medical Definition of Appetite

1. Natural recurring desire for food. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Appetite

appetences
appetencies
appetency
appetent
appetibility
appetible
appetibleness
appetise
appetised
appetiser
appetisers
appetises
appetising
appetisingly
appetisingness
appetite (current term)
appetite depressants
appetite juice
appetite regulation
appetite stimulants
appetite suppressant
appetiteless
appetites
appetition
appetitive
appetitive behaviour
appetitively
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appetized
appetizer

Literary usage of Appetite

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle by Aristotle (1891)
"*n anger iess tinence in appetite. 0 ° »n appetite. The angry passions seem to hear something of what reason says, but to mis-hear it, like a hasty servant ..."

2. Bodily Changes in Pain, Hunger, Fear and Rage: An Account of Recent by Walter Bradford Cannon (1920)
"appetite AND HUNGER The sensations of appetite and hunger are so complex and ... The view has been propounded that appetite is the first degree of hunger, ..."

3. American Annals of the Deaf by Conference of Executives of American Schools for the Deaf (1911)
"MENTAL appetite. ALMOST every phase of our work in educating the deaf has ... appetite is a good thing to possess. It is a sign of health to have a good, ..."

4. Domestic Medicine; Or, A Treatise on the Prevention and Cure of Diseases by by William Buchan (1798)
"WANT OF appetite. THIS may proceed from a foul ... fat meats, or any thing that palls the appetite, or is hard of ..."

5. The Works of Charles Lamb by Charles Lamb (1852)
"EDAX ON appetite TO THE EDITOR OF " THE REFLECTOR." MR. REFLECTOR,—I am going to lay before j'ou a case of the most iniquitous persecution that ever poor ..."

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