Recent Examples of anorexia from the Web
During his tenure, the hospital began developing a reputation for treating people with eating disorders, such as anorexia and bulimia.
A lack of comfort in her own skin was part of the root of Bliss' battle with anorexia that dates back to high school.
In the time since her last full album, 2012's Warrior, Kesha has been embroiled in a legal battle with Dr. Luke, checked into a rehab center to treat her bulimia and anorexia and fought anxiety and depression.
A hallmark of anorexia nervosa is something called ‘
Yet To the Bone, Netflix’s recent film about a young woman, played by Lily Collins, battling life-threatening anorexia, has sparked a different kind of public conversation about performers and commitment.
Having battled anorexia beginning in her late teens, Bellisario, 31, knows firsthand the pain this disease can cause.
Collins herself also suffered from anorexia in real life.
On the other, cultural portrayals of anorexia have become inextricable from the disease itself.
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Origin and Etymology of anorexia
First Known Use: 1598See Words from the same year
ANOREXIA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of anorexia for English Language Learners
: a serious physical and emotional illness in which an abnormal fear of being fat leads to very poor eating habits and dangerous weight loss
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