corpulent, obese, weighty, rotund(adj)
"a weighty man"
Extremely overweight, especially: weighing more than 20% (for men) or 25% (for women) over their ideal weight determined by height and build; or, having a body mass index over 30 kg/m2.
Origin: obesus, derived from obedere, from ob + edere
excessively corpulent; fat; fleshy
Origin: [L. obesus eaten away, lean; also, that has eaten itself fat, fat, stout, p. p. of obedere to devour; ob (see Ob-) + edere to eat. See Eat.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ō-bēs′, adj. fat: fleshy.—ns. Obese′ness, Obes′ity, fatness: abnormal fatness. [L. obesus—ob, up, edĕre, esum, to eat.]
The numerical value of obese in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of obese in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
If you consider the obese disabled, all of a sudden it triggers certain protections for employees.
The literature really is lacking in these types of studies with repeated assessment, you may not be completely out of the woods if you’re classified as healthy obese.
You had a 350-pound person who was resisting arrest. The police were trying to bring him down as quickly as possible, if he had not had asthma and a heart condition and was so obese, almost definitely he would not have died.
Normal weight people whose spouses went from being normal weight to obese were more likely to become obese, this suggests that changes in one spouse are likely to also be reflected in the other spouse, likely because of similar changes in diet, physical activity or other behaviors that impact obesity.
An obese or overweight patient who presents to a cancer center may have been 50 pounds heavier four months ago, The fact that they are still overweight or obese may visually camouflage their compromised nutrition status, but they are still likely nutritionally depleted and at risk for continued significant weight loss.
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- obèsCatalan, Valencian
- corffog, gordew, corffolWelsh
- fettleibig, korpulent, fettsüchtigGerman
- liikalihava, obeesiFinnish
- túlsúlyos, elhízottHungarian
- corpulento, obesoItalian
- угоен, згоен, дебелMacedonian
- അമിതവണ്ണമുള്ള, പൊണ്ണത്തടിയുള്ളMalayalam
- diklijvig, obees, vetzuchtig, zwaarlijvigDutch
- то́лстый, ту́чный, жи́рный, по́лныйRussian
- gȍjāzan, prètioSerbo-Croatian
- లావు, ఊబ, లావైనTelugu
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