Obeseness



[oh-bees] /oʊˈbis/

adjective
1.
very fat or overweight; corpulent.
[oh-bee-si-tee] /oʊˈbi sɪ ti/
noun
1.
the condition of being very fat or overweight; corpulence:
His obesity puts him at risk for major health problems.
/əʊˈbiːs/
adjective
1.
excessively fat or fleshy; corpulent
n.

1610s, from French obésité and directly from Latin obesitas “fatness, corpulence,” from obesus “that has eaten itself fat,” past participle of obdere “to eat all over, devour,” from ob “over” (see ob-) + edere “eat” (see edible).
adj.

1650s, back-formation from obesity and in part from Latin obesus “fat, stout, plump,” past participle of obedere “that has eaten itself fat” (see obesity). According to OED, “Rare before 19th c.” Related: Obeseness. Latin obesus was translated in Old English as oferfæt “overfat.”

obese o·bese (ō-bēs’)
adj.
Extremely fat; very overweight.

obesity o·be·si·ty (ō-bē’sĭ-tē)
n.
The condition of being obese; increased body weight caused by excessive accumulation of fat.
obesity
(ō-bē’sĭ-tē)
The condition of being obese; increased body weight caused by excessive accumulation of fat.

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