alimentiveness

alimentiveness

(ˌælɪˈmɛntɪvnəs)
n
the desire to eat, or the instinct to find, food
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Extreme caution or prudence, the soundest organic health, large hope and comparison and fondness for women and children, large alimentiveness and destructiveness and causality, with a perfect sense of the oneness of nature and the propriety of the same spirit applied to human affairs .
Next visited the Market House & from the appearance, I came to the conclusion that there was quite a number of persons who possess'd & gratified their faculty of Alimentiveness in the good City of Boston.