- (America, British) IPA: /ˈæp.ə.taɪt/
- Desire for, or relish of, food or drink; hunger.
- Any strong desire; an eagerness or longing.
- If God had given to eagles an appetite to swim.
- 18, Thomas Babington Macaulay, chapter 9, in The History of England from the Accession of James the Second, volume (
please specify ), London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, OCLC 1069526323 ↗:
- The desire for some personal gratification, either of the body or of the mind.
- The object of appetite is whatsoever sensible good may be wished for; the object of will is that good which reason does lead us to seek.
- A taste, preference.
- French: appétit
- German: Appetit
- Italian: appetito
- Portuguese: apetite
- Russian: аппети́т
- Spanish: apetito, deseo, ganas
- Russian: жа́жда