inanition definition

  • noun:
    • Exhaustion, as from not enough nourishment or vitality.
    • the disorder or quality of becoming vacant.
    • Emptiness.
    • A state of advanced not enough sufficient nutrition, food or water, or a physiological failure to utilize all of them; starvation.
    • A spiritual emptiness or insufficient function or will to live, akin to the Existentialist Philosophy condition of "nausea".
    • the healthiness of becoming inane; emptiness; decreased fullness, as with the vessels of the body; ergo, especially, exhaustion from decreased food, either from partial or complete hunger, or from a condition for the digestive equipment, making the exact same result.
    • the situation or result of becoming inane or bare; for this reason, exhaustion from decreased nutrition, either actual or psychological; starvation because of deficiency or mal-assimilation of food.
    • weakness characterized by deficiencies in vigor or power
    • fatigue resulting from lack of meals

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