Here he yields nothing, as he owes nothing, to that appetency which binds him to the natural world.
We shall adopt the word "appetency" to designate the Mentation in plant-life.
Many young animals evidence little or nothing more than "appetency" in suckling.
The church of Durham, he said, was the great object of their appetency.
appetency, ap′pet-ens-i, n. a seeking after: craving or appetite: desire, especially sensual desire—also Ap′petence.
This is the reason why beauty is to all creatures an object of appetency, of desire and of love.
It is from the combination and the workings of these wonderful powers that appetency, desires, aversions, and volition arise.
If the word veut has suggested the doctrine of appetency in meaning has been pushed too far by the critics of Lamarck.
The doctrine of appetency attributed to Lamarck is without foundation.