Translation of "anorexia" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun /ˌanəˈreksiə/

(also anorexia nervosa /-neː(r)ˈvousə/) (medical ) an abnormal fear of being fat that makes people, especially girls and young women, starve themselves

She suffers from anorexia and refuses to eat.
anorexic adjective, noun ( anorectic)

(medical) suffering from anorexia nervosa; a person who suffers from anorexia

Anorexics often think they are too fat
She looks so thin because she is anorectic.

(Translation of “anorexia” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)