Recent Examples of anorexia from the Web
In middle school, Skylar developed anorexia and bulimia.
Sotnikova hasn’t competed in two years, while Lipnitskaia announced her retirement due to complications from anorexia at the age of 19 last August.
Wysolovski met the girl in a chatroom through a website called MyProAna.com, a forum for people struggling with anorexia, reported WHIO.
Yulia Lipnitskaya, who won gold at 15 in the team competition in 2014, has retired after battling anorexia.
While orthorexia refers to a risky fixation on healthy eating, anorexia is typically characterized by the avoidance of food altogether.
For years, Sophia Ellis, 21, suffered anorexia, bulimia nervosa, orthorexia, and was depressed as a result of her eating disorders.
At 17, my sister developed anorexia, gradually losing weight and touting her ultra thinness like a scout’s honorary badge.
In a 2017 documentary called Wasting Away: The Truth About Anorexia, Prince William sat down with Mark Austin, former British news anchor, and Austin's daughter Maddie, who is recovering from anorexia.
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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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