chemical attraction

Word of the Day for Thursday, November 24, 2011

appetence \AP-i-tuhns\, noun:
1. Intense desire; strong natural craving; appetite.
2. Instinctive inclination or natural tendency.
3. Material or chemical attraction or affinity.

Appetence, from the same root as appetite, comes from the Latin appete meaning “to seek for or long for.”

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