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an·o·rex·ic

 (ăn′ə-rĕk′sĭk)
adj.
1. Relating to or affected with anorexia nervosa.
2. Anorectic.
3. Characterized by severe economy of style and expression: "The book consists of nineteen rather anorexic stories, stripped of all but vestigial traces of emotion and often of plot" (Madison Smartt Bell).

an′o·rex′ic n.

an•o•rex•ic

(ˌæn əˈrɛk sɪk)

n.
1. a person suffering from anorexia or esp. anorexia nervosa.
adj.
[1960–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anorexic - a person suffering from anorexia nervosaanorexic - a person suffering from anorexia nervosa
diseased person, sick person, sufferer - a person suffering from an illness
Adj.1.anorexic - suffering from anorexia nervosaanorexic - suffering from anorexia nervosa; pathologically thin
lean, thin - lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare
Translations
anorektickýanorektik
anorektikeranorektisk
anorektinen
anoreksičan
anorexiás
拒食症的な
식욕 부진의
anorektisk
กลัวอ้วนจนขาดอาหาร
anoreksi olan kimseanoreksik
biếng ăn

anorexic

[ˌænəˈreksɪk]
A. ADJanoréxico
B. Nanoréxico/a m/f

anorexic

[ænəˈrɛksɪk]
adj [person] → anorexique
nanorexique mf

anorexic

anorexic

[ænəˈreksɪk] adj, nanoressico/a

anorexia

(ˌanəˈreksiə) noun
(also anorexia nervosa (-neː(r)ˈvousə) ) an abnormal fear of being fat that makes people, especially girls and young women, starve themselves. She suffers from anorexia and refuses to eat.
ˌanoˈrexic, ˌanoˈrectic 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.

anorexic

مُفقِد للشهِية anorektický anorektisk magersüchtig ανορεξικός anoréxico anorektinen anorexique anoreksičan anoressico 拒食症的な 식욕 부진의 lijdend aan anorexia anorektisk anorektyczny anoréxico страдающий анорексией anorektisk กลัวอ้วนจนขาดอาหาร anoreksik biếng ăn 厌食的
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