The word "appetency" refers to a strong desire or craving for something. Its antonyms would be the opposite of desire, such as disinclination, repulsion, or aversion. Disinclination means a lack of interest, a reluctance or unwillingness. Repulsion refers to a strong feeling of dislike and a desire to avoid something. Aversion is a similar concept, meaning a strong feeling of dislike or unwillingness accompanied by a desire to avoid. Other antonyms for appetite could be satiation - a feeling of fullness or satisfaction - or indifference, meaning a lack of interest or enthusiasm. All these antonyms can be used to express a lack of appetite, desire or interest regarding something.
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- multilateral, unilateral, detached.