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The link between skeletal models and anorexic women is undeniable. The Sun (2007)It is not unusual for a recovering anorexic to go through a period of chaotic eating. Beyond Chaotic Eating (1993)The denial of needs and food and the wish to transform oneself are most strikingly manifested in the anorexic woman. Eating Problems: A Feminist Psychoanalytic Treatment Model (1994)The tabloids claimed she had become anorexic, and blamed the fashion industry. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The lower her weight the more impaired the anorexic's thinking becomes. Beyond Chaotic Eating (1993)The anorexic woman feels that the smaller she is, the less room she leaves inside to be attacked internally. Eating Problems: A Feminist Psychoanalytic Treatment Model (1994)After all, who actually thinks of anorexic models as carrying the banner for what constitutes today's ideal? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Instead, the dangerously underweight pair have chosen to become anorexic, and think that starving themselves is a valid lifestyle choice. The Sun (2006)Show an anorexic patient a picture of a forest, he says, and they will often narrow it down to the fine detail of trees. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I decided there and then I would prove the doctor wrong and become anorexic. The Sun (2015)Mostly it was full of anorexic patients, but once in a while I would see this one obese lady in the waiting room. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'anorexic'
British English: anorexic /ˌænəˈrɛksɪk/ ADJECTIVE
If someone is anorexic, they are suffering from anorexia and so are very thin.
She had been anorexic for three years.
- American English: anorexic
- Arabic: مُفقِد للشهِية
- Brazilian Portuguese: anoréxico
- Chinese: 厌食的
- Croatian: anoreksičan
- Czech: anorektický
- Danish: anorektisk
- Dutch: lijdend aan anorexia
- European Spanish: anoréxico
- Finnish: anorektinen
- French: anorexique
- German: magersüchtig
- Greek: ανορεξικός
- Italian: anoressico
- Japanese: 拒食症的な
- Korean: 식욕 부진의
- Norwegian: anorektisk
- Polish: anorektyczny
- European Portuguese: anoréxico
- Romanian: anorexic
- Russian: страдающий анорексией
- Spanish: anoréxico
- Swedish: anorektisk
- Thai: กลัวอ้วนจนขาดอาหาร
- Turkish: anoreksik
- Ukrainian: анорексичний
- Vietnamese: biếng ăn
British English: anorexic NOUN
An anorexic is someone who is anorexic.
Not eating makes an anorexic feel in control.
Definition of anorexic from the Collins English Dictionary
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