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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·a·ni·tion /ˌɪnəˈnɪʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 in·a·ni·tion /ˌɪnəˈnɪʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·a·ni·tion n.  The condition of being inane; emptiness; lack of fullness, as in the vessels of the body; hence, specifically, exhaustion from lack of food, either from partial or complete starvation, or from a disorder of the digestive apparatus, producing the same result.
    Feeble from inanition, inert from weariness.   --Landor.
    Repletion and inanition may both do harm in two contrary extremes.   --Burton.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: weakness characterized by a lack of vitality or energy [syn:
            lassitude, lethargy]
      2: exhaustion resulting from lack of food