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1. obesity

noun. ['oʊˈbiːsəti, əˈbiːsəti'] more than average fatness.

Synonyms

  • fleshiness
  • fatness
  • corpulence
  • blubber
  • overweight
  • fat
  • exogenous obesity
  • avoirdupois
  • adiposis
  • plumpness
  • roundness
  • corpulency
  • stoutness

Antonyms

  • thin
  • laugh
  • ectomorphic
  • angular

Etymology

  • obésité (French)
  • obesitas (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Obesity

  • ability
  • abnormality
  • absurdity
  • acceptability
  • acidity
  • activity
  • actuality
  • acuity
  • adaptability
  • admissibility
  • affinity
  • affordability
  • agility
  • alacrity
  • alkalinity
  • ambiguity
  • amenity
  • amiability
  • analyticity
  • animosity

Example sentences of the word obesity


1. Noun, singular or mass
This can lead to lethargy, which can then lead to obesity.

Quotes containing the word obesity


1. We can all agree that government can't solve the obesity crisis alone. It's an ongoing issue that will require a collaborative effort across private and public sectors if we want to see some long-term success.
- Marcus Samuelsson

2. In our fast-forward culture, we have lost the art of eating well. Food is often little more than fuel to pour down the hatch while doing other stuff - surfing the Web, driving, walking along the street. Dining al desko is now the norm in many workplaces. All of this speed takes a toll. Obesity, eating disorders and poor nutrition are rife.
- Carl Honore

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