- A person suffering from anorexia nervosa; an anorexic.
- Characterised by a lack of appetite, especially as suffering from anorexia nervosa; anorexic.
Etymology: From Greek á "without appetite", from á- "without" + á "to desire".
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- Causing a loss of appetite.
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