At the time of the flight she had “regained her appetite” and was able to walk with assistance as well.
Melissa Clark writes about cuisine and other products of appetite.
He had no appetite to jockey for power with those running the communications team in Chicago.
Joe enjoys the sexual sway she holds over men, toying with their preconceived expectations in order to satisfy her appetite.
This is bad news, since cortisol also acts as an appetite stimulant.
Your aunt must have dainties to tempt her appetite and so keep up her strength.
But as for running him into the ground, they had lost their appetite for such fighting.
His appetite is good, his complexion as healthy as it was eleven years ago.
Why not speak of the evils of appetite and of envy and jealousy?
And he was as tough as a pine knot, and with the appetite of a wolf.
c.1300, "craving for food," from Anglo-French appetit, Old French apetit (13c.) "appetite, desire, eagerness," from Latin appetitus "appetite," literally "desire toward," from appetitus, past participle of appetere "to long for, desire; strive for, grasp at," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + petere "go to, seek out" (see petition (n.)).
Of other desires or cravings, from late 14c. As an adjective form, OED lists appetitious (1650s) and appetitual (1610s) as "obsolete," but appetitive (1570s) continues.
appetite ap·pe·tite (āp'ĭ-tīt')
An instinctive physical desire, as for food or sex.