inappetence

noun
in·​ap·​pe·​tence | \ (ˌ)i-ˈna-pə-tən(t)s How to pronounce inappetence (audio) \

Definition of inappetence

: loss or lack of appetite

First Known Use of inappetence

circa 1691, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of inappetence was circa 1691

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“Inappetence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inappetence. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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inappetence

noun
in·​ap·​pe·​tence | \ (ˈ)in-ˈap-ət-ən(t)s How to pronounce inappetence (audio) \

Medical Definition of inappetence

: loss or lack of appetite complained of inappetence and slight nauseaJournal of the American Medical Association

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