Orexis meaning

(psychology) The affective and conative character of mental activity as contrasted with its cognitive aspect; the appetitive aspect of an act; desire, appetite.
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Origin of orexis

  • From Latin orexis (“longing; appetite”), from Ancient Greek ὄρεξις (oreksis, “desire”), from ὀρέγω (oregō, “I reach, stretch”).

    From Wiktionary