Definition and Meanings for appetite

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Part of Speech of appetite

noun

Etymology of appetite

oe. appetit, f. app, fr. l. appetitus, fr. appetere to strive after, long for; ad + petere to seek. see petition, and cf. appetence

Meaning of appetite


as noun

  • the desire for some personal gratification, either of the body or of the mind.
  • desire for, or relish of, food or drink; hunger.
  • any strong desire; an eagerness or longing.
  • tendency; appetency.
  • the thing desired.
  • No antonyms for appetite

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