Definitions

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  • n. The ability to live without food.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Starvation.
  • Abstinence; an eating less than usual.

Etymologies

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Latin

Examples

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  • Mortality's sentence is eating her

    But panic will doom her the speedier.

    She seizes in terror

    On all forms of error

    Including the fatal inedia.

    See also breatharian and comments at autotroph and photovore.

    June 11, 2017