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ap·pe·ten·cy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. appetite, appetency, appetence(noun)

    a feeling of craving something

    "an appetite for life"; "the object of life is to satisfy as many appetencies as possible"- Granville Hicks

Wiktionary

  1. appetency(Noun)

    Strong desire; craving; powerful instinct.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Appetency(noun)

    fixed and strong desire; esp. natural desire; a craving; an eager appetite

    Etymology: [L. appetentia, fr. appetere to strive after, long for. See Appetite.]

  2. Appetency(noun)

    specifically: An instinctive inclination or propensity in animals to perform certain actions, as in the young to suck, in aquatic fowls to enter into water and to swim; the tendency of an organized body to seek what satisfies the wants of its organism

    Etymology: [L. appetentia, fr. appetere to strive after, long for. See Appetite.]

  3. Appetency(noun)

    natural tendency; affinity; attraction; -- used of inanimate objects

    Etymology: [L. appetentia, fr. appetere to strive after, long for. See Appetite.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Appetency

    ap′pet-ens-i, n. a seeking after: craving or appetite: desire, especially sensual desire—also Ap′petence.—adj. Ap′petent. [L. appetent-em, appetĕread, to, petĕre, to seek.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of appetency in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of appetency in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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