inanition inanition

Definition(s):

  1. (n) weakness characterized by a lack of vitality or energy
  2. (n) exhaustion resulting from lack of food

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Our relationship had begun to suffer the inanition of many marriages at seven years.
  2. Our relationship had begun to suffer the inanition of many marriages at seven years.
  3. He became a sort of Gallic Coolidge decorated with Continental charm, and he presided over an era of prosperous inanition that collapsed in the debacle of the Franco-Prussian war.

News

  • Caretaker charged in death of elderly Norfolk woman

    NORFOLK-A caretaker is charged with killing the elderly woman she lived with and cared for in Norfolk. 77-year-old Gertha Curry died September 29, 2013 at her home on Ashlawn Drive and her death ruled undetermined. On Friday, February 14, the Medical Examiner's Office determined her death was a homicide caused by " inanition and dehydration due to nutritional neglect, with medical neglect ...
    on February 19, 2014     Source: 13 News, WVEC Hampton Roads

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