- 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.