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o·be·si·ty

 (ō-bē′sĭ-tē)
n.
The condition of being obese; increased body weight caused by excessive accumulation of fat.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.obesity - more than average fatnessobesity - more than average fatness    
fatness, avoirdupois, blubber, fat - excess bodily weight; "she disliked fatness in herself as well as in others"
adiposis, corpulence, overweight, stoutness - the property of excessive fatness
exogenous obesity - obesity caused by overeating
embonpoint, plumpness, roundness - the bodily property of being well rounded

obesity

noun fatness, flab, heaviness, a weight problem, grossness, corpulence, beef (informal), embonpoint (French), rotundity, fleshiness, stoutness, portliness, bulkiness, podginess, tubbiness Excessive consumption of sugar and fat leads to obesity.
thinness, leanness, slenderness, emaciation, skinniness, gauntness
Translations
سِمْنَه
obezitaotylost
fedmeovervægt
liikalihavuus
gojaznostpretilost
hájasság
offita
obesitas
şişmanlık

obesity

ʊˈbiːsɪtɪ] Nobesidad f

obesity

ʊˈbiːsəti] nobésité f

obesity

[əʊˈbiːsɪtɪ] n (frm) → obesità

obese

(əˈbiːs) adjective
(of people) very fat.
oˈbesity noun
Obesity is a danger to health.

o·be·si·ty

[MIM*601665]
n. obesidad, peso excesivo del cuerpo con masa corporal de 30 a 40;
alimentary ______ alimentaria;
endogenous ______ endógena;
exogenous ______ exógena.

obesity

n obesidad f; central — obesidad central; morbid — obesidad mórbida
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