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The appetent is the spirit associated with an organism and organs; the non-appetent is the spirit apart from organism and organs.

The sentient spirit, that to which transmigratory conditions pertain, is also of two kinds, the appetent and non-appetent.

WORD ORIGIN

"strong desire," c.1600, from French appétence "desire," from Latin appetentia "longing after something," noun of state from appetentem (nominative appetens), present participle of appetere, from ad "to" (see ad-) + petere "to seek, request" (see petition (n.)).

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