- 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 in&amacron;n&imacron;ti&omacron;, in&amacron;n&imacron;ti&omacron;n-, emptiness, from in&amacron;n&imacron;tus, past participle of in&amacron;n&imacron;re, to make empty, from Latin in&amacron;nis, 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.