What does bulimia mean?

Definitions for bulimiabyuˈlɪm i ə, -ˈli mi ə, bu-; nɜrˈvoʊ sə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bulimia, binge-eating syndrome(noun)

    a disorder of eating seen among young women who go on eating binges and then feel guilt and depression and self-condemnation

  2. bulimia(noun)

    pathologically insatiable hunger (especially when caused by brain lesions)


  1. bulimia(Noun)

    the chronic eating disorder bulimia nervosa

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bulimia(noun)

    alt. of Bulimy

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Bulimia

    Eating an excess amount of food in a short period of time, as seen in the disorder of BULIMIA NERVOSA. It is caused by an abnormal craving for food, or insatiable hunger also known as "ox hunger".


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bulimia in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bulimia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Barbara Ehrenreich:

    Exercise is the yuppie version of bulimia.

  2. Charles Czeisler:

    It's a form of sleep bulimia with this chronic binging.

  3. James Colthurst:

    You could see her fading physically, it was clear to all those who knew her that the bulimia was a reaction to the circumstances she found herself in.

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