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The very thought in his estimation perished from inanition and sheer inability of conception!
Dr. Black says, I shall not die of a dropsy, as I imagined, but of inanition and weakness.
He says I shall die of weakness and inanition, and perhaps give little or no warning.
For fuel is the life of modern naval war; it is the food of the ship; without it the modern monsters of the deep die of inanition.
The length of time that he sat there was so remarkable as to raise that interval of inanition to the rank of a feat.
A LAODICEANTHOMAS HARDY
At first there was faint cheering; but it sounded like the echo of an echo, and soon died of inanition.
BOB, SON OF BATTLEALFRED OLLIVANT
Used to the sight of famine, he thought inanition would break the spirit without injuring the health.
HOPES AND FEARSCHARLOTTE M. YONGE
England is full of wealth, of multifarious produce, supply for human want in every kind; yet England is dying of inanition.
PAST AND PRESENTTHOMAS CARLYLE
The condition of England one of the most ominous ever seen in this world: Full of wealth in every kind, yet dying of inanition.
PAST AND PRESENTTHOMAS CARLYLE
If she gets neither of these things the love or friendship never wakes, or, having been aroused, it dies of inanition.
NAME AND FAMEADELINE SERGEANT

WORDS RELATED TO INANITION

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nonesuchnoun | [nuhn-suhch ]SEE DEFINITION