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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.
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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
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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
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Translations
سِمْنَه
obezitaotylost
fedmeovervægt
liikalihavuus
gojaznostpretilost
hájasság
offita
obesitas
şişmanlık

obesity

ʊˈbiːsɪtɪ] Nobesidad f
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obesity

ʊˈbiːsəti] nobésité f
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obesity

[əʊˈbiːsɪtɪ] n (frm) → obesità
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

obese

(əˈbiːs) adjective
(of people) very fat.
oˈbesity noun
Obesity is a danger to health.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

obesity

n obesidad f; central — obesidad central; morbid — obesidad mórbida
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Age and obesity had made her inapt for love, but she took a keen interest in the amatory affairs of the young.
Naturally inclined to obesity, I am restricted to a dry diet.
He is at perfect liberty to be thin, but your obesity is contrary to decorum."
Manson Mingott, whose monstrous obesity had long since made it impossible for her to attend the Opera, but who was always represented on fashionable nights by some of the younger members of the family.
He tends to meekness and obesity. As he stands at his door in Cook's Court in his grey shop-coat and black calico sleeves, looking up at the clouds, or stands behind a desk in his dark shop with a heavy flat ruler, snipping and slicing at sheepskin in company with his two 'prentices, he is emphatically a retiring and unassuming man.
The proprietor, knowing that Miss Kenwigs had three sisters, each with two flaxen tails, and all good for sixpence apiece, once a month at least, promptly deserted an old gentleman whom he had just lathered for shaving, and handing him over to the journeyman, (who was not very popular among the ladies, by reason of his obesity and middle age,) waited on the young lady himself.
In that characteristic attitude, pathetic in his grotesque and incurable obesity which he had to drag like a galley slave's bullet to the end of his days, the Assistant Commissioner of Police beheld the ticket-of-leave apostle filling a privileged arm-chair within the screen.
Obesity is an important health problem affecting individual and society all over the world, as well as in our country, due to its association with increased morbidity and mortality.
Regular jogging was found to be the best type of exercise for managing obesity. Besides, mountain climbing, walking, power walking, certain types of dancing and yoga practices also reduce the Body Mass Index (BMI) in individuals predisposed to obesity.
In all communities, hypertension (HT) and obesity are increasingly seen as health problems that are progressively turning into global epidemics.
Yangbo Sun, M.D., from the University of Iowa in Iowa City, and colleagues conducted a nationwide prospective cohort study of 156,624 postmenopausal women enrolled in the Women's Health Initiative at 40 clinical centers to examine the correlations of normal-weight central obesity with all-cause and cause-specific mortality.
[ClickPress, Mon Jun 24 2019] The global anti-obesity prescription drugs market is expected to witness a moderate growth attributed to growing prevalence of obesity globally.