Inanition

Definition of Inanition

In`a`ni´tion
n.1.The condition of being inane; emptiness; lack of fullness, as in the vessels of the body; hence, specifically, exhaustion from lack of food, either from partial or complete starvation, or from a disorder of the digestive apparatus, producing the same result.
Feeble from inanition, inert from weariness.
- Landor.
Repletion and inanition may both do harm in two contrary extremes.
- Burton.

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lassitude, lethargy, weakness
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