Synonyms for appetence

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ap-i-tuh ns
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæp ɪ təns

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Définition of appetence

Origin :
  • "strong desire," c.1600, from French appétence "desire," from Latin appetentia "longing after something," noun of state from appetentem (nominative appetens), present participle of appetere, from ad "to" (see ad-) + petere "to seek, request" (see petition (n.)).
  • noun desire
Example sentences :
  • For perception in any subject is vain, unless it can desire, and appetence is useless, unless it can move.
  • Extract from : « North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, July, 1826 » by Various

Antonyms for appetence

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