Definition of Appetitive

1. Adjective. Of or relating to appetite. "Appetitive needs"

Partainyms: Appetite



Definition of Appetitive

1. a. Having the quality of desiring gratification; as, appetitive power or faculty.

Definition of Appetitive

1. Adjective. Having the quality of desiring gratification. ¹

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Definition of Appetitive

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Appetitive

appetiser
appetisers
appetises
appetising
appetisingly
appetisingness
appetite
appetite depressants
appetite juice
appetite regulation
appetite stimulants
appetite suppressant
appetiteless
appetites
appetition
appetitive (current term)
appetitive behaviour
appetitively
appetize
appetized
appetizer
appetizers
appetizes
appetizing
appetizingly
appetizingness
applagin
applanation
applanation tonometer
applanometry

Literary usage of Appetitive

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1. On the Functions of the Brain and of Each of Its Parts: With Observations on by Franz Josef Gall (1835)
"Of the Moral Qualities, the appetitive Faculty, the Appetites, Propensities ... The appetitive faculty, and its subdivisions, have been considered as proper ..."

2. Aristotle by George Grote (1872)
"... of the rational or calculating soul (\o- 7«rm-o5), we must also affirm as proprium of temperance that it is the excellence of the appetitive soul 17. ..."

3. Psychology by Michael Maher (1890)
"... which emphasizes the idea of effort prominent in some of these acts; whilst others prefer the title appetitive faculty. These two last names seem to us ..."

4. Ethics, General and Special by Owen Aloysius Hill (1920)
"Morality's obstacles, ignorance and error affect the intellect; the passions, notably fear, affect the will; violence affects executive not appetitive ..."

5. Aquinas Ethicus: Or, The Moral Teaching of St. Thomas. A Translation of the by Thomas, Joseph Rickaby (1896)
"7s humility concerned, with the appetitive faculty ? R. It belongs properly to humility that a man should repress himself, and not reach out to what is ..."

6. Synthetica: Being Meditations Epistemological and Ontological by Simon Somerville Laurie (1906)
"... of Harmony (a) In the appetitive Sphere : (b) In the Emotional Sphere : Validity of moral distinctions—Ethical fulfilment—Ethical History. Introduction. ..."

7. The Works of Orestes A. Brownson by Orestes Augustus Brownson, Henry Francis Brownson (1884)
"... and sue for grace to one we hate, and hence it is the will can be appetitive of evil without changing its nature, which is to be appetitive of good. ..."

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