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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Exhaustion resulting from lack of food; Weakness characterized by a lack of vitality or energy.

Usage examples (31)
  • "inanition" (starvation) for a short period, but that, accordingly, the qualitative side of the nourishment becomes more important the longer the fever lasts.
  • For that matter, it's a close cousin to inanition.
  • It was better to let the affair die from inanition.
  • Thus, inanition in itself could not be the main cause of the disease for more
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