Definition of appetite
appetitiveplay \-ˌtī-tiv\ adjective
Examples of appetite in a Sentence
He has a healthy appetite.
Some common symptoms are tiredness, nausea, and loss of appetite.
I had no appetite and couldn't sleep.
Recent Examples of appetite from the Web
For a while the company’s appetite for big acquisitions declined.
There’s not much appetite among the general public for steep cuts to Medicaid.
While the bank does not have major commitments with HNA, its pullback is a sign that Wall Street’s enthusiasm for deal-hungry Chinese giants is beginning to cool because of these companies’ often murky ownership and large appetite for risk.
Other powers that brokered the nuclear deal along with the U.S. have said there’s no appetite for renegotiating it.
Soaring consumer confidence and an appetite for attractive new city cars and sport utility vehicles have pushed up demand elsewhere in the region.
New spa, buffet opening soon in Louisville Symptoms for dogs include lethargy, persistent coughing or sneezing, nasal or eye discharge, fever and reduced appetite.
Somehow, olfactory senses affect metabolism and appetite that much.
A continuing lack of consumer confidence in the global economic crisis pinched the appetite for retail.
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APPETITE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of appetite for English Language Learners
: a physical desire for food
: a desire or liking for something
APPETITE Defined for Kids
Definition of appetite for Students
1 : a natural desire especially for food
2 : a desire or liking for something an appetite for adventure
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