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anorexic

adjective uk   us   /ˌæn.əˈrek.sɪk/ (also anorectic, uk   /ˌæn.ərˈek.tɪk/  us   /-əˈrek-/ )
suffering from or relating to anorexia: She looks anorexic to me.

anorexic

noun [C] uk   us   /ˌæn.əˈrek.sɪk/ (also anorectic /ˌæn.ərˈek.tɪk/  us /-əˈrek-/ )
a person who suffers from anorexia: Anorexics tend to be obsessional and perfectionist.
Translations of “anorexic”
in Korean 거식증의…
in Arabic فاقِد الشّهيّة…
in Portuguese anoréxico…
in Catalan anorèxic…
in Japanese 拒食症の…
in Italian anoressico, di una magrezza spaventosa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 食慾減退的,厭食的…
in Russian страдающий анорексией…
in Turkish iştahsız, yemek yiyemeyen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 食欲减退的,厌食的…
in Polish anorektyczny…
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