Obeseness O*bese"ness, n. Quality of being obese; obesity. [1913 Webster]

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  • obeseness — See obesely. * * * …   Universalium

  • obeseness — o bese·ness || əʊ bɪːsnɪs n. obesity, fatness, state of being overweight …   English contemporary dictionary

  • obeseness — obeseˈness or obesity / bēsˈ or besˈ/ noun • • • Main Entry: ↑obese …   Useful english dictionary

  • obese — obesely, adv. obesity, obeseness, n. /oh bees /, adj. very fat or overweight; corpulent. [1645 55; < L obesus (ptp. of obedere to eat away), equiv. to ob OB + ed(ere) to EAT + tus ptp. suffix, with dt > s] * * * …   Universalium

  • obese — (adj.) 1650s, from L. obesus fat, stout, plump, pp. of obedere that has eaten itself fat (see OBESITY (Cf. obesity)). According to OED, Rare before 19th c. Related: Obeseness …   Etymology dictionary

  • fatness — fat·ness || fætnɪs n. obeseness, obesity; fattiness; fertileness, richness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • obesity — n. Fleshiness, fatness, corpulence, corpulency, plumpness, embonpoint, obeseness …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • corpulence — n 1. fatness, fleshiness, obesity, obeseness,/*/. embonpoint, Pathol. adiposis, adiposity, corpulency; chubbines, tubbiness, paunchiness, pudginess, plumpness, roundedness, rotundity; paunch, potbelly, Inf. bay window, Inf. corporation, Sl. pot,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • fat — adj 1. obese, overweight, flabby, stout, portly, pursy, corpulent, Scot. fodgel; chubby, tubby, pudgy, plump; round, rounded out, rotund; fleshy, well fed; paunchy, potbellied, roundbellied, big bellied, large bellied, great bellied, abdominous,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • fleshiness — n fatness, obesity, obeseness, corpulence, corpulency; pursiness, Inf. avoirdupois, Fr. embonpoint. adiposity, Pathol. adiposis; paunch, potbelly, Sl. beer belly, Obs. gorbelly, tubbiness, chubbiness, pudginess, plumpness, chunkiness, paunchiness …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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