appetence, appetency

[aepitəns, aepitənsi]
noun
(of, for, after) poželenje, pohlep; privlačnost

English-Slovenian dictionary. 2013.

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  • Appetence — Ap pe*tence, n. [Cf. F. app[ e]tence. See {Appetency}.] A longing; a desire; especially an ardent desire; appetite; appetency. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • appetency — [ap′ətənsap′ə tən sē] n. pl. appetencies [L appetentia, a longing after < prp. of appetere: see APPETITE] 1. a strong desire; craving; appetite 2. Now Rare a) an instinctive tendency; propensity b) a natural attraction; affinity: Also… …   English World dictionary

  • appetence — appetent, adj. /ap i teuhns/, n. 1. intense desire; strong natural craving; appetite. 2. instinctive inclination or natural tendency. 3. material or chemical attraction or affinity. Also, appetency. [1600 10; appete (obs.) to seek for, long for ( …   Universalium

  • appetency — /ap i teuhn see/, n., pl. appetencies. appetence. [1620 30; < L appetentia a craving for, equiv. to appetent (s. of appetens, prp. of appetere; see APPETENCE) + ia IA; see ENCY] * * * …   Universalium

  • appetency — noun 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, ↑appetence • Derivationally related forms: ↑appetent (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • appetence — noun Date: 1598 appetency …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • appetence — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A strong wanting of what promises enjoyment or pleasure: appetency, appetite, craving, desire, hunger, itch, longing, lust, thirst, wish, yearning, yen. See DESIRE …   English dictionary for students

  • appetency — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A strong wanting of what promises enjoyment or pleasure: appetence, appetite, craving, desire, hunger, itch, longing, lust, thirst, wish, yearning, yen. See DESIRE …   English dictionary for students

  • appetency — [ apɪt(ə)nsi] (also appetence) noun (plural appetencies) rare a longing or desire. Origin C17: from L. appetentia, from appetere (see appetite) …   English new terms dictionary

  • appetence — n.; (also appetency) 1. Appetite, strong desire, craving, longing, passion. 2. Tendency, inclination, leaning, bent, disposition, propensity, proclivity, fondness, liking, penchant …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • appetency — n. See appetence …   New dictionary of synonyms

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