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eating disorder Syllabification: eat·ing dis·or·der
Pronunciation: /ēdiNG diˈsôrdər/

Definition of eating disorder in English:


Any of a range of psychological disorders characterized by abnormal or disturbed eating habits (such as anorexia nervosa).
Example sentences
  • Episodes of binge eating also occur in the eating disorder bulimia nervosa.
  • As well as anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa society has produced a wide range of unrecognisable eating disorders.
  • She is like a growing number of young girls afflicted with such eating disorders as anorexia nervosa and bulimia.
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