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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A desire or wish for food.

Usage examples (26)
  • When I feel carsick, I have absolutely no appetite.
  • An appetite for life
  • His appetite is boundless, omnivorous, insatiable.
  • Our appetite is causing the extinction of 200 species a day. for more
Tutoring comment
  • No matter how big your "appetite" (hunger) is, you still can't eat a mineral like "apatite."
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