anorexic, anorectic

adjective, noun (suffering from anorexia nervosa; a person who suffers from anorexia: Anorexics can endanger their lives; She looks so thin because she is anorectic.) anoreksi olan kimse

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  • anorectic — anorexic, anorectic Both words, adjectives derived from anorexia meaning ‘obsessive loss of appetite’, are in use. but anorexic is far more common and will eventually oust anorectic completely. It is also used absolutely as a quasi noun. Examples …   Modern English usage

  • anorexic — anorexic, anorectic Both words, adjectives derived from anorexia meaning ‘obsessive loss of appetite’, are in use. but anorexic is far more common and will eventually oust anorectic completely. It is also used absolutely as a quasi noun. Examples …   Modern English usage

  • anorexic — (also anorectic) ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to or suffering from anorexia. ► NOUN 1) a person suffering from anorexia. 2) (anorectic) a medicine which produces a loss of appetite …   English terms dictionary

  • anorexic — [an΄əret′ikan΄ə reks′ik] adj. 1. suffering from anorexia 2. suppressing appetite for food n. 1. an anorexic person 2. an anorexic drug: Also anorectic [an΄ərek′tik] or anoretic [an΄əret′ik] …   English World dictionary

  • anorectic — an·o·rec·tic .an ə rek tik also an·o·ret·ic ret ik adj 1 a) lacking appetite b) ANOREXIC (2) 2) causing loss of appetite <anorectic drugs> anorectic also anoretic n 1) an anorectic agent 2) …   Medical dictionary

  • anorexic — SYN: anorectic. * * * an·orex·ic rek sik adj 1) ANORECTIC (1a){{}}(2) 2) affected with anorexia nervosa anorexic n a person affected with anorexia nervosa * * * ano·rex·ic (an″o rekґsik) anorectic …   Medical dictionary

  • anorexic — I noun a person suffering from anorexia nervosa • Syn: ↑anorectic • Derivationally related forms: ↑anorectic (for: ↑anorectic) • Hypernyms: ↑si …   Useful english dictionary

  • anorectic — I. adjective also anoretic Etymology: Greek anorektos, from a + oregein to reach after more at right Date: circa 1894 1. a. lacking appetite b. anorexic 2 2. causing loss of appetite II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • anorectic — adj. & n. (also anorexic) adj. involving, producing, or characterized by a lack of appetite, esp. in anorexia nervosa. n. 1 an anorectic agent. 2 a person with anorexia. Etymology: Gk anorektos without appetite (as ANOREXIA): anorexic f. F… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anorectic — An anorectic or anorexic (from the Greek an = without and orexis = appetite ), also known as anorexigenic or appetite suppressant, is a dietary supplement and/or drug which reduces appetite, food consumption, and as a result, causes weight loss… …   Wikipedia

  • anorexic — /ænəˈrɛksɪk/ (say anuh reksik) adjective 1. Also, anorectic. suffering from anorexia nervosa. 2. Colloquial → anorectic (def. 2). –noun Also, anorectic. 3. a person suffering from anorexia nervosa …   Australian English dictionary

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