Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun anorectic

1 sense of anorectic

Sense 1
anorexic, anorectic -- (a person suffering from anorexia nervosa)
       => sick person, diseased person, sufferer -- (a person suffering from an illness)

Antonyms of adj anorectic

2 senses of anorectic

Sense 1
anorexic, anorectic -- (suffering from anorexia nervosa; pathologically thin)

INDIRECT (VIA thin) -> fat -- (having an (over)abundance of flesh; "he hadn't remembered how fat she was")

Sense 2
anorectic, anorexigenic -- (causing loss of appetite; "an anorectic (or anorexigenic) drug")

INDIRECT (VIA causative) -> noncausative, noncausal -- (not causative)

Similarity of adj anorectic

2 senses of anorectic

Sense 1
anorexic, anorectic -- (suffering from anorexia nervosa; pathologically thin)
       => thin (vs. fat), lean -- (lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare)

Sense 2
anorectic, anorexigenic -- (causing loss of appetite; "an anorectic (or anorexigenic) drug")
       => causative (vs. noncausative) -- (producing an effect; "poverty as a causative factor in crime")

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