Pronunciation: (ap'i-tīt"), [key]
1. a desire for food or drink: I have no appetite for lunch today.
2. a desire to satisfy any bodily need or craving.
3. a desire or liking for something; fondness; taste: an appetite for power; an appetite for pleasure.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.