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appetence


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Appetence  \Ap"pe*tence\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  app['e]tence.  See 
  {Appetency}.] 
  A  longing;  a  desire;  especially  an  ardent  desire;  appetite; 
  appetency. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  appetence 
  n  :  a  feeling  of  craving  something  "an  appetite  for  life";  "the 
  object  of  life  is  to  satisfy  as  many  appetencies  as 
  possible"-  Granville  Hicks  [syn:  {appetite},  {appetency}] 




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