- exhaustion from lack of food or an inability to assimilate it
- lack of strength or spirit
Origin of inanitionMiddle English inanicioun from Old French inanition from Late Latin inanitio from Classical Latin inanitus, past participle of inanire, to empty from inanis, inane
- Exhaustion, as from lack of nourishment or vitality.
- The condition or quality of being empty.
Origin of inanitionMiddle English inanisioun emptiness from Old French inanicion exhaustion from hunger from Late Latin inānītiō inānītiōn- emptiness from inānītus past participle of inānīre to make empty from Latin inānis empty
(countable and uncountable, plural inanitions)
From Old French inanition, from Late Latin inānītio, from inānīre (“to make empty”), from inānis (“empty, vain”); see inane.