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Appetency, ap′pet-ens-i, n. a seeking after: craving or appetite: desire, especially sensual desire—also Ap′petence.
We shall adopt the word "Appetency" to designate the Mentation in plant-life.
DYNAMIC THOUGHTWILLIAM WALKER ATKINSON
The doctrine of appetency attributed to Lamarck is without foundation.
LAMARCK, THE FOUNDER OF EVOLUTIONALPHEUS SPRING PACKARD
If the word veut has suggested the doctrine of appetency in meaning has been pushed too far by the critics of Lamarck.
LAMARCK, THE FOUNDER OF EVOLUTIONALPHEUS SPRING PACKARD
Such appetency or bare consciousness is the essential or substantial state of that which appears as physical nature.
THE APPROACH TO PHILOSOPHYRALPH BARTON PERRY
Here he yields nothing, as he owes nothing, to that appetency which binds him to the natural world.
THE APPROACH TO PHILOSOPHYRALPH BARTON PERRY
Many young animals evidence little or nothing more than "Appetency" in suckling.
DYNAMIC THOUGHTWILLIAM WALKER ATKINSON
It is from the combination and the workings of these wonderful powers that appetency, desires, aversions, and volition arise.
CURIOSITIES OF MEDICAL EXPERIENCEJ. G. (JOHN GIDEON) MILLINGEN
He says that tædium vitæ as in the case of Hamlet is due to ‘unchecked appetency of the ideal.’
The church of Durham, he said, was the great object of their appetency.

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