1. anorexia

noun. ['ˌænɝˈɛksiːə'] a prolonged disorder of eating due to loss of appetite.


  • anorexia nervosa


  • ἀνορεξία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Anorexia

  • dyslexia
  • alexia

How do you pronounce anorexia?

Pronounce anorexia as ˌænərˈɛksiə.

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Sentences with anorexia

1. Noun, singular or mass
When recovering from a state of prolonged starvation, an individual suffering from anorexia will enter a hypermetabolic state.

2. Adjective
Occasionally, it is prescribed for weight loss, erectile dysfunction and eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa.

3. Verb, base form
Eventually, this cycle of binging and purging can cause substantial weight loss and lead to anorexia.

Quotes about anorexia

1. Violence is spiritual junk food, and boredom is spiritual anorexia.
- Peter Kreeft, Jesus-Shock