anorexic anorexic  /ˌæ nə ˈrɛk sɪk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person suffering from anorexia nervosa
  2. (adj) suffering from anorexia nervosa; pathologically thin

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The anorexic patient's inability to see her body as it is has long fascinated researchers.
  2. They used to call me anorexic, as a joke, because when I started high school, I was very skinny.
  3. For example, both anorexic and autistic patients have a tendency to behave obsessively and suffer from rigid ways of thinking.

News

  • Fleetwood Mac at Time Warner Cable Arena tonight (6/24/13)

    FLEETWOOD MAC Fleetwood Mac released a new EP to coincide with its current tour, but the anorexic Extended Play consists of just three Lindsey Buckingham cast-offs and Stevie Nick's sun-dappled "Without You," which dates back to the couple's pre-Mac duo Buckingham Nicks. More telling, the tour supports the 35th anniversary reissue of the iconic 1977 LP Rumours.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the ...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Creative Loafing Charlotte

Quotes

  1. "Everybody knows the standard for models is to be thin," Bundchen said. "But you can't generalize and say that all models are anorexic."
    on Jan 20, 2007 By: Gisele Bundchen Source: FOXNews

  2. Speaking about the press, Knightley said: "They said to me yesterday 'How does it feel to be called anorexic?' and I had no idea that I was."
    on Jul 4, 2006 By: Keira Knightley Source: RTE.ie

  3. "I want kids or women out there to realize you don't have to be anorexic to be beautiful. There'sa lot of pressure living this Hollywood life. People expect to see you at a certain weight and when you gain a few pounds then all of a sudden it's the...
    on Oct 9, 2008 By: Cheryl Burke Source: TransWorldNews (press release)

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