Desire for, or relish of, food or drink; hunger.
Any strong desire; an eagerness or longing.
The desire for some personal gratification, either of the body or of the mind.
The object of appetite is whatsoever sensible good may be wished for; the object of will is that good which reason does lead us to seek. --Richard Hooker.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Appetite is used only of the demands of the physical system, unless otherwise expressly stated, as when we say an appetite for knowledge; passion includes all excitable impulses of our nature, as anger, fear, love, hatred, etc. Appetite is thus more animal than passion; and when we speak of passions and appetites as conjoined or contrasted, we think of the appetites as wholly physical and of the passions as, in part at least, mental or spiritual. We say an appetite for food, a passion for fame. Compare DESIRE.
He had an insatiable appetite for the marvellous.
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How to use appetite in a sentence?
The Republican appetite for vote suppression ultimately springs from the lack of confidence in the popular appeal of its ideas, otherwise you wouldn't need to do that. ... I think the party has not just given up on ever winning majority status, it has given up on trying to persuade people who are not already in the camp.
If I have an appetite, that's going to be a bonus.
The yen's weakness is lifting investor appetite.
There are documented benefits to methylphenidate use such as improvements in the core ADHD symptoms (attention, hyperactivity, impulsivity), there are also well documented side effects such as decreased appetite, sleep disturbances.
There's an appetite in the world with the demonization that's happening to Saudi Arabia that creates more opportunities( for asylum).
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- appetyt, aptytAfrikaans
- ganaCatalan, Valencian
- Lust, Begierde, AppetitGerman
- apetito, ganas, deseoSpanish
- isu, söögiisu, apetiitEstonian
- گرسنگی, اشتها, کام, آرزومندیPersian
- halu, ruokahalu, hinkuFinnish
- goile, dúilIrish
- 식욕, 입맛Korean
- wakea, minaminaMāori
- honger, appetijt, trek, eetlustDutch
- apetyt, żądzaPolish
- apetit, ardoare, râvnă, sârguință, poftăRomanian
- жа́жда, жела́ние, охо́та, аппети́тRussian
- тек, апетит, tek, apetitSerbo-Croatian
- arzu, iştah, istek, şehvetTurkish
- ngon miệngVietnamese
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