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ˌæn əˈrɛk tɪk; -ˈrɛt ɪkanorec·tic

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  1. anorexic, anorecticadjective

    a person suffering from anorexia nervosa

  2. anorexic, anorecticadjective

    suffering from anorexia nervosa; pathologically thin

  3. anorectic, anorexigenicadjective

    causing loss of appetite

    "an anorectic (or anorexigenic) drug"


  1. anorecticnoun

    A person suffering from anorexia nervosa; an anorexic.

  2. anorecticadjective

    Characterised by a lack of appetite, especially as suffering from anorexia nervosa; anorexic.

  3. anorecticadjective

    Causing a loss of appetite.

  4. Etymology: From Greek ἀνόρεκτος ‘without appetite’, from ἀν- ‘without’ + ὀρέγειν ‘to desire’.


  1. Anorectic

    An anorectic or anorexic, also known as anorexigenic or appetite suppressant, is a dietary supplement and/or drug which reduces appetite and food consumption, and, as a result, causes weight loss to occur.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of anorectic in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of anorectic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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    an outward semblance that misrepresents the true nature of something
    • A. ransom
    • B. apex
    • C. decline
    • D. disguise

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