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EDACITY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does edacity mean? 

EDACITY (noun)
  The noun EDACITY has 2 senses:

1. excessive desire to eat
2. extreme gluttony

  Familiarity information: EDACITY used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EDACITY (noun)


Sense 1edacity [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Excessive desire to eat

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

edacity; esurience; ravenousness; voraciousness; voracity

Hypernyms ("edacity" is a kind of...):

hunger; hungriness (a physiological need for food; the consequence of food deprivation)


Sense 2edacity [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Extreme gluttony

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

rapaciousness; rapacity; edacity; voracity; voraciousness; esurience

Hypernyms ("edacity" is a kind of...):

gluttony (habitual eating to excess)


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