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Meaning of "orectic" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ORECTIC

From Greek orektikos causing desire, from oregein to desire.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ORECTIC

orectic  [ɒˈrɛktɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ORECTIC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Orectic is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES ORECTIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of orectic in the English dictionary

The definition of orectic in the dictionary is of or relating to the desires.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ORECTIC


acatalectic
æˌkætəˈlɛktɪk
analectic
ˌænəˈlɛktɪk
anorectic
ˌænəˈrɛktɪk
apoplectic
ˌæpəˈplɛktɪk
cachectic
kəˈkɛktɪk
catalectic
ˌkætəˈlɛktɪk
cathectic
kəˈθɛktɪk
dialectic
ˌdaɪəˈlɛktɪk
eclectic
ɪˈklɛktɪk
eutectic
juːˈtɛktɪk
hectic
ˈhɛktɪk
hypercatalectic
ˌhaɪpəˌkætəˈlɛktɪk
hypereutectic
ˌhaɪpəjuːˈtɛktɪk
hypoeutectic
ˌhaɪpəʊjuːˈtɛktɪk
idiolectic
ˌɪdɪəˈlɛktɪk
pectic
ˈpɛktɪk
peritectic
ˌpɛrɪˈtɛktɪk
pleonectic
ˌpliːəˈnɛktɪk
smectic
ˈsmɛktɪk
synectic
sɪˈnɛktɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ORECTIC

ore
ore dressing
Ore Mountains
oread
orecchiette
orecchietti
Oreg.
oregano
Oregon
Oregon fir
Oregon grape
Oregon pine
Oregon trail
Orel
Orenburg
Orense
Oreo
oreodont
oreographic
oreographical

WORDS THAT END LIKE ORECTIC

Antarctic
anticlimactic
arctic
cataplectic
chiropractic
didactic
dyslectic
dystectic
galactic
Hegelian dialectic
High Arctic
intergalactic
lactic
practic
prophylactic
subarctic
syntactic
tactic
the Antarctic
the Arctic

Synonyms and antonyms of orectic in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «orectic» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ORECTIC

Find out the translation of orectic to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of orectic from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «orectic» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

orectic
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

orectic
570 millions of speakers

English

orectic
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

orectic
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مشته
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

orectic
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

orectic
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

orectic
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

orectic
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Orektik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

orectic
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

orectic
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

orectic
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Orectic
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

orectic
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வேட்கைக்குரிய
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

योगासंबंधी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

orectic
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

orectic
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

orectic
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

orectic
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

orectice
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

orectic
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

orectic
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

orectic
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

orectic
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of orectic

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ORECTIC»

The term «orectic» is used very little and occupies the 187.152 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ORECTIC» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «orectic» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «orectic» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about orectic

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ORECTIC»

Discover the use of orectic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to orectic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Summa Theologiae: The Emotions
Such passions belong to the soul only consequentially; strictly speaking, they belong to the matter-soul composite, and that is certainly capable of dissolution. article 2. are the emotions seated in the orectic part of the soul rather than in the ...
Thomas Aquinas, Eric D'Arcy, 2006
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Everybody is an Actor
Reichel Orectic Principles 1. Orectic Ambition: The desire to express yourself as a film thespian. Reflect a sense of richness within yourself which will glow outwardly in every performance. 2. Orectic Communication: Honest and open ...
Dr. Richard R. Reichel
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The Sense of Humor: Explorations of a Personality Characteristic
Eysenck further combined the conative and affective components under the term "orectic", which has to do with the "joyful consciousness of superior adaptation" associated with humor. According to Eysenck, each of these aspects may be ...
Willibald Ruch, 2007
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Negotiating the Self: Identity, Sexuality, and Emotion in ...
I find her concept of a deep prejudice—or what she calls an “orectic” prejudice— useful for thinking about the tenacity of homophobia, in particular. “Orectic” comes from the Greek orektikos, pertaining to the desires. This naming reflects that the ...
Kate Evans, 2013
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Mind and Brain: Or, the Correlations of Consciousness and ...
Orectic Imagination. — There is a form of imagination which differs from the abstract faculty in being associated inseparably with Desire, and which it is of much practical importance to distinguish. As there is no name by which it is discriminated ...
Thomas Laycock, 1860
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Mind and brain ; or, The Correlations of consciousness and ...
Orectic Imagination. — There is a form of imagination which differs from the abstract faculty in being associated inseparably with Desire, and which it is of much practical importance to distinguish. As there is no name by which it is discriminated ...
Thomas Laycock, 1860
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Mind, Value, and Reality
We can see the orectic state and the doxastic state as interlocking elements in a mechanism, like the ball and socket of a joint. But the capacity that determines which of the potentially motivating features of the situation is to serve as premise of ...
John Henry McDowell, 1998
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Reinhabiting Reality: Towards a Recovery of Culture
In psychoanalytic theory, cathexis is the term that denotes the orectic charge that a particular object possesses for a subject: the subject focuses orectic attention on the object in question and becomes psychically invested in it in consequence.
Freya Mathews, 2012
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Se Recréer Femme:
The power of dominant symbols derives from their capacity to condense structural or moral norms — the eidetic pole — and fuse them with the physiological and sensory phenomena and processes — the orectic pole. For Turner, the orectic ...
Renaat Devisch, 1993
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The Other Within: The Genius of Deformity in Myth, Culture & ...
[On one hand there is] the physiological or orectic pole of. . . meaning. "Orectic" is a term . . . meaning "of or characterized by appetite or desire." [On the other hand there is] the normative or ideological pole, since it refers to principles of social ...
Daniel Deardorff, 2008

3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ORECTIC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term orectic is used in the context of the following news items.
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Wexford Festival Opera review: Salomé
Even the famous dance is limp, as Nicolas Slonimsky put it (get your dictionary out, now), suggesting “orectic aprosexia rather than erotic ... «Irish Times, Oct 14»
2
Ultra Street Fighter 4 Trailer #2
Orectic G 1 year ago. Release date? Read more Show less. Reply · 1. ▽ Report spam or abuse. DaShonuff 1 year ago. for those wondering its ... «YouTube, Jul 13»
3
Brewers Silver Lining: Carlos Gomez
coming into the season. And, to say the least, each player has shined and their play has been beyond whatever orectic desires the team had. «Reviewing the Brew, Aug 12»

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« EDUCALINGO. Orectic [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/orectic>. Dec 2022 ».
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