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It's not news to learn that the modelling world is rife with anorexia and bulimia. Times, Sunday Times (2017)To beat anorexia you have to eat. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Some will consider that a person can suffer from both anorexia and bulimia at the same time. Beyond Chaotic Eating (1993)She remained as an outpatient for almost three years despite her anorexia showing little sign of improvement. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You suffered from anorexia in your twenties. Times, Sunday Times (2007)My family is a massive part of the motivation to beat anorexia. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It lead her into two years of anorexia hell. The Sun (2011)He was horribly bullied at school and struggled for years with anorexia. The Sun (2010)His niece suffered from anorexia for decades. Times, Sunday Times (2015)From the sound of your letter, you may have bulimia and possibly anorexia as well. Christianity Today (2000)I thought it was a sign my anorexia and bulimia were getting better. The Sun (2011)The most obvious symptom of anorexia is weight loss, but the young sufferer often makes excuses for it. The Sun (2015)So glad u beat anorexia. The Sun (2008)I've had anorexia for three years. The Sun (2007)Early symptoms include anorexia, muscular weakness and fatigue, minor skin and nervous troubles. The Dictionary of Nutritional Health (1986)
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Translations for 'anorexia'
British English: anorexia /ˌænəˈrɛksɪə/ NOUN
Anorexia or anorexia nervosa is an illness in which a person refuses to eat enough because they have a fear of becoming fat.
- American English: anorexia
- Arabic: فقدان الشَّهِية
- Brazilian Portuguese: anorexia
- Chinese: 厌食
- Croatian: anoreksija
- Czech: anorexie
- Danish: anoreksi
- Dutch: anorexia nervosa
- European Spanish: anorexia
- Finnish: anoreksia
- French: anorexie
- German: Magersucht
- Greek: ανορεξία
- Italian: anoressia
- Japanese: 拒食症
- Korean: 식욕 부진증
- Norwegian: anoreksi
- Polish: anoreksja
- European Portuguese: anorexia
- Romanian: anorexie
- Russian: анорексия
- Spanish: anorexia
- Swedish: anorexi
- Thai: โรคกลัวอ้วน
- Turkish: anoreksi
- Ukrainian: анорексія
- Vietnamese: chứng biếng ăn
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