lose appetite

lose (one's) appetite

To no longer be hungry; to no longer have a desire or inclination to eat. Hearing the gruesome details of the murder made me lose my appetite. The news was so sobering that we all lost our appetites.
See also: appetite, lose

lose one's appetite

to lose one's desire to eat. After that gory movie, I'm afraid I've lost my appetite.
See also: appetite, lose
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Depression often affects a person's appetite with some Sufferers can lose appetite people eating more than usual and others feeling like their appetite has disappeared.
Facing cheaper Chinese imports, fish sauce producers lose appetite for tunnel-based fermentation By Kang Hyun-kyung Gwangcheon, South Chungcheong ?
It is a meal in itself for people who lose appetite for oil and spices in the summers.
Rice is one food that an average Nigerian eats at least twice a week and this can sometimes make one to lose appetite for it.
They develop a high fever, become depressed or lethargic and lose appetite. The protozoal infection prevents blood flow to tissues, resulting in multiple organ failure.
* Lowered protein at 26 percent or so reduces stress on the kidneys and limits the breakdown of protein into toxins in bloodstream that make dogs feel sick and lose appetite. The reduction requires a delicate balance, Dr.
If snack time is close to dinner, for instance, a child will most certainly lose appetite when "real" food is served.
I take more than 10 cigarettes per day and if I do not, I lose appetite for food", he said.
The high altitude and harsh climate also make them lose appetite.
Both humans and animals lose appetite and stop eating when sick or wounded.
"Some underwriters will lose appetite for writing fine art business after Sandy, the global capacity for fine art business will shrink, and as a result rates will go up," Guerrini-Maraldi said.
From such reactions we also lose appetite to continue dealing with them," he said.
Those infected by HBV lose appetite, feel tired, and suffer from muscle or stomach pains, accompanied by diarrhoea or vomiting.
* Lowered protein at 26 percent, or so, reduces stress on the kidneys and limits the breakdown of protein in the bloodstream into toxins that make cats feel sick and lose appetite. The reduction requires a delicate balance, Dr.