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a desire for food or drink

a strong wanting of what promises enjoyment or pleasure

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a feeling of craving something

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A Pavlovian appetitive CS increased the rate of responding of the proximal--but not distal--response when rats were food restricted.
If, then, the final cause of our appetitive acts is our own attainment of perfection, this good will be the reason for the goodness we see in all things.
According to Potter, LaTour, Braun-LaTour, and Reichert (2006), this is a dual-motivation system theory that suggests emotions arise as either appetitive (approach) or aversive (avoid).
Hirschfeld argues against readings of satisfaction in the play as appetitive and epistemological; such readings 'do not .
In Islamic psycho-physical ethics 'inner contentment' is deemed a key praiseworthy trait known under various terms such as qana'ah ('frugal contentment'), rida ('temperate satisfaction'), or qisar al-amal ('curtailing worldly expectation'); contentment also embraced 'iffah and haya'('prudence'), (11) as well as zuhd ('renunciation' of appetitive wants).
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It is the most refreshing fruit and also has aesthetic and appetitive appeal.
Our nature is an "on-going cycle of appetitive desire" in a poem that "registers" both "degradation and celebration," yet degeneracy does not have the poem's "last word" (139).
The largest part of the book discusses dynamic treatment approaches to psychiatric disorders as described in the DSM-5, including schizophrenia, mood and anxiety disorders, disorders of sexual and appetitive behavior, neurodevelopmental and neurocognitive issues, and personality disorders.
Elaborating upon the "site" or faith, by which a relationship with God is grounded (as opposed to appetitive human love), Chapter Four also opens up a reevaluation of the material world as the location of God's giving.
So, in its functional aspects, the soul is divided in three parts: the rational part (logistikon), the appetitive part (epithymetikon) and the spirited part (thymoeides).
Conversely, activation of the appetitive system by pleasant stimuli inhibits this reflex response, reducing its magnitude.
A second mechanism is phagomimicry, in which predators are distracted by attractive and appetitive compounds in the ink (Kicklighter et al.
Also both these cities have extremely low risk appetitive with a majority of respondents showing a marked preference for low but secure returns.
SAN DIEGO -- Robust behavioral changes are not common in presymptomatic familial Alzheimer's disease, but increases in certain behaviors such as agitation, apathy, and appetitive changes can accompany early cognitive changes, results from a large ongoing study demonstrated.