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appetence

, appetency
an attraction or affinity
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Temperance and fortitude are moral virtues of sensory appetency; justice is a moral virtue of rational appetency, namely, the will.
Of course, Vasile Ionescu emphasizes, the lack of appetency for modernity and the confinement to the past are negative effects of this Rroma spirituality.
For some months I had been ill in health, but was now convalescent, and, with returning strength, found myself in one of those happy moods which are so precisely the converse of ennui --moods of the keenest appetency, when the film from the mental vision departs ...
London-based Vineet comes from a middle class family, was born and bred in Mumbai and interestingly, has always had a strong appetency for aviation.
I, again, had continually had an 'appetency' towards removing the motto and had never carried it out--perhaps from that sort of flaccidity which comes over me about what has been done, when I am occupied with what is being done.