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appetite (s) (noun), appetites (pl)
1. An instinctive physical desire, especially one for food or drink.
2. A strong desire or craving for food.
3. A strong wish or urge; such as, having an appetite for learning vocabulary.
4. A feeling of being very interested in something or of wanting it very much.
5. Etymology: "craving for food", from Anglo-French appetit; Old French apetit, from Latin appetitus, "appetite"; literally, "a desire toward"; from appetitus, past participle of appetere, "to long for, to desire"; from ad-, "to" + petere, "to go to, to seek out".

See nappetite on page three of this unit for a related word.

This entry is located in the following units: -ite (page 1) peti-, pet-, -pit- (page 1)