lose (one's) appetite

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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.
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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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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I am good for another five years, perhaps, but I foresee that after that I shall lose my appetite. Then what shall I do?
"I lose my appetite. By Wednesday of the first week on 'I Don't Know How She Does It', I was sobbing, I was apologizing.
According to Zawya, Sawiris told Cairo's Al-Mehwar television: "The last two to three years were full of problems and crises, which made me lose my appetite for work." The Egyptian mogul said the main reason behind his decision is a dispute with the Algerian government over the local unit of his Orascom Telecom Holding.
"I didn't lose my appetite for the game or fall out of love with it.
But that experience has not made me lose my appetite for the FA Cup at all.
I found that piglet to be about the cutest animal I've ever seen and it made me lose my appetite for pork.