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From Greek ἀνόρεκτος ‘without appetite’, from ἀν- ‘without’ + ὀρέγειν ‘to desire’.

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  • IPA: /ænəˈrɛktɪk/

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Anorectic (comparative more Anorectic, superlative most Anorectic)

Positive
Anorectic

Comparative
more Anorectic

Superlative
most Anorectic

  1. Characterised by a lack of appetite, especially as suffering from anorexia nervosa; anorexic.
    • 2005: cultural historians would trace the impact of the drug across a wide spectrum of popular culture, from the Mods of Britain to the new anorectic chic of the fashion world as exemplified by models like Twiggy. — Martin Torgoff, Can't Find My Way Home (Simon & Schuster 2005, p. 160)
  2. Causing a loss of appetite.

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Singular
Anorectic

Plural
Anorectics

Anorectic (plural Anorectics)
  1. A person suffering from anorexia nervosa; an anorexic.

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hu:anorectic ta:anorectic vi:anorectic

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