Definition of Inappetence

1. n. Want of appetency; want of desire.



Definition of Inappetence

1. Noun. A lack of appetite ¹

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Definition of Inappetence

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Inappetence

1. Lack of desire or of craving. Origin: L. In-neg. + ap-peto, pp. -petitus, to strive after, long for (ADP-) (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Inappetence

inanitiation
inanities
inanition
inanition fever
inanitions
inanity
inantherate
inapparency
inapparent
inapparent infection
inapparently
inappealable
inappeasable
inappellability
inappellable
inappetence (current term)
inappetences
inapplicability
inapplicable
inapplicableness
inapplicably
inapplication
inapposite
inappositely
inappositeness
inappreciable
inappreciably
inappreciation
inappreciative
inapprehensibility

Literary usage of Inappetence

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1. Ruoff's Repertory of Homoeopathic Medicine: Nosologically Arranged by A. J. Fridericus Ruoff, Gideon Humphrey (1845)
"... foul coated tongue, inappetence, pressure in the stomach, Ant. crud. xi. ... increased during the hot stage—pains in the gastric region, inappetence, ..."

2. Letters of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. by Samuel Johnson (1892)
"hope, little violent pain, but is wearing out by torpid inappetence * and wearisome decay; but all the powers of her mind are in their full vigour, ..."

3. A System of Midwifery: Including the Diseases of Pregnancy and the Puerperal by William Leishman (1876)
"Again, there succeeds to the rut a period of inappetence, when not only does the female refuse the male, but in some cases no semen is, as we have seen, ..."

4. The British Critic: A New Review (1825)
"Here then we see the mercy of God in allotting to age an inappetence for the ... inappetence, not only proportionate to the probable decline of power in ..."

5. Text Book of Veterinary Medicine by James Law (1900)
"Causes : Symptoms : Moping apart, inappetence, tympany, hard masses in rumen, constipation, ... Moping alone in place of following the flock, inappetence, ..."

6. Swine Diseases by Albert Thomas Kinsley (1914)
"There is inappetence, increased thirst, rise of temperature, constipation succeeded by ... Unthriftiness, irregular appetite or inappetence, weakness, ..."

7. A Pocket medical dictionary: Giving the Pronunciation and Definition of the ...by George Milbry Gould by George Milbry Gould (1920)
"Exhaustion from starvation inappetence, in-ap'-et-eta. Loss or want of appetite. ... See inappetence. Inarticulate, in-ar-tik'-u-lat. 1. ..."

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