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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References in classic literature ?
'The poor baron bore it all as long as he could, and when he could bear it no longer lost his appetite and his spirits, and sat himself gloomily and dejectedly down.
He was moody, irritable, and pensive by turns, lost his appetite, neglected his dress and devoted much time to playing tempestuously on his piano, avoided Jo, but consoled himself by staring at her from his window, with a tragic face that haunted her dreams by night and oppressed her with a heavy sense of guilt by day.
He lost his appetite, and Vixen was allowed to eat his dinner under his eyes.
He neglected all his concerns, was moody and restless all day, lost his appetite, wandered in his thoughts and words, and committed a thousand blunders.
R says that he hasn't been enjoying his retirement, feels lonely, is withdrawing from social events with his old "work friends," and has lost his appetite. What is the first step you would take in evaluating Mr.
PDSA VET IAN FLEMING ANSWERS YOUR QUESTIONS MY ferret, Bob, is three and he seems to have lost his appetite recently.
-Next year's his year, and it's the end of the season, and if he was only 80% and I ran him, if he lost his appetite for it then I would never forgive myself."
He said that he quickly lost his appetite, as the meaning doesn't exactly encourage you to order anything.
He lost his appetite. There was sadness all over him."
Samson was admitted to the PDSA pet hospital in Edinburgh after his owner noticed he had lost his appetite and appeared bloated.
The Gunners must beat Chelsea at the Emirates tomorrow to remain in the title race, but Arshavin was so devastated by Russia's failure to qualify for the World Cup he has lost his appetite for the game.
If you are worried about his weight loss, it is important you speak with your GP, there may be some underlying medical reason why he has lost his appetite. It may be nothing at all but it will give you peace of mind.
Woods witnessed Tarver's motormouth style at first hand at the final press conference yesterday, and stressed: "I can't afford to think Tarver has lost his appetite. He says he is hungrier now than he has ever been and I believe that."
NICKY Butt has denied he ever lost his appetite for football during a dramatic slump in form at Newcastle United as the former England international revealed he is still ravenous for success on Tyneside.
While Hendry went from bad to worse, O'Sullivan, who appeared to have lost his appetite for the game during the recent World Championship, appeared far more focused as he reached the 45th final of his career.