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.
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They seemed to lose their appetites as they regained their senses, but was this a riot?
When girls lose their appetites, a probable culprit is clinical depression, which strikes one in five kids.
The fall stemmed from the scorching weather that made people refrain from daytime shopping and lose their appetites, which affected sales of food items such as meat, the officials said.
Within a few hours of chewing on a lily plant, cats may vomit, become lethargic and lose their appetites; kidney failure may occur within 36 to 72 hours.
She warned that in the most severe cases where expo-sure to lead had been at high levels, it could cause nausea, stomach pains and even anorexia as people lose their appetites.
The disease kills young animals and causes adult animals to lose their appetites, drop weight, and produce less milk.