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Monday, July 08, 2013

Definitions for edacity

  1. the state of being edacious; voraciousness; appetite.

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Citations for edacity
Craving can be defined as a compelling and overwhelming edacity for a particular substance. Robert T. Ammerman, Peggy J. Ott, and Ralph E. Tarter, Prevention and Societal Impact of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 1999
...if thou have any vendible faculty, nay if thou have but edacity and loquacity, come! Thomas Carlyle, The French Revolution: A History, 1837
Origin of edacity
1620-1630
Edacity comes from the Latin root edāci- which meant "gluttonous."