Definition of pro-ana in English:

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Pronunciation: /prōˈanə/

Entry from US English dictionary


(Of a website) encouraging or advocating anorexia: pro-ana sites share tips on how to trick your parents into believing you’re eating
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  • They naively believe that their words do not influence others, but I have read the following sentence on an online diary: ‘I think I might cut up my gums so it hurts to eat so I won't want to; I saw that on a pro-ana site.’
  • Some pro-ana websites feature anorexia prayers and sacrifice rituals.
  • Adults are free to use these products anyway they wish, but isn't there an implied sponsorship of the pro-ana mindset by having these ads on these sites?

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Syllabification: pro-an·a

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