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Bulimic meaning and definition


In layman's terms - eating disorder; when someone eats a lot then vomits in fear of gaining weight

Bulimia Definition & Meaning

Bulimia is an eating disorder in which a person eats a lot of food and then tries to get rid of it by vomiting or other methods in order to avoid weight gain.

Examples of Bulimia

  1. Someone who eats a large amount of food in a short period of time, such as an entire pizza, and then goes to the bathroom to make themselves vomit.
  2. A person who eats a lot of food,then feels guilty or ashamed, and exercises excessively to burn off the calories they gained.
  3. A person who eats normally in front of others but secretly eats a lot and throw up in private.

Bulimia Similar Words & Phrases (Synonyms)

  1. Eating disorder
  2. Bulimia nervosa
  3. Compulsive eating
  4. Food addiction

Bulimia Opposite Words & Phrases (Antonyms)

  1. Normal eating
  2. Healthy eating
  3. Balanced diet
  4. Satisfying meal


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