- exhaustion from lack of food or an inability to assimilate it
- lack of strength or spirit
Origin: Middle English inanicioun from Old French inanition from Late Latin inanitio from Classical Latin inanitus, past participle of inanire, to empty from inanis, inane
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- Exhaustion, as from lack of nourishment or vitality.
- The condition or quality of being empty.
Origin: Middle 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.
inanition - Medical Definition