Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Loss of the sense of taste.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as ageustia.

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  • noun Absence of the sense of taste.
  • noun Partial or complete loss of the sense of taste.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[New Latin : Greek a-, without; see a– + geusis, sense of taste (from geuesthai, to taste; see geus- in Indo-European roots).]

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From a- (“not, without”) +‎ Ancient Greek γεῦσις (geusis, "taste").

Examples

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  • Fevers, chills, sweats while wearing sweats, and then having to get out of my sweats because of the sweat; anorexia (not nervosa) but with plenty of nausea (not vomiting), ageusia (lack of taste (for food not fashion)), odynophagia, dysphonia, insomnia, headaches.

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