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Dictionary entry overview: What does anorexia mean?
• ANOREXIA (noun)
The noun ANOREXIA has 1 sense:
1. a prolonged disorder of eating due to loss of appetite
Familiarity information: ANOREXIA used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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A prolonged disorder of eating due to loss of appetite
Nouns denoting stable states of affairs
Hypernyms ("anorexia" is a kind of...):
eating disorder (a disorder of the normal eating routine)
Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "anorexia"):
anorexia nervosa ((psychiatry) a psychological disorder characterized by somatic delusions that you are too fat despite being emaciated)
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