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Princeton's WordNet

  1. corpulent, obese, weighty, rotund(adj)

    excessively fat

    "a weighty man"


  1. obese(Adjective)

    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.

    Etymology: obesus, derived from obedere, from ob + edere

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obese(adj)

    excessively corpulent; fat; fleshy

    Etymology: [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

  1. Obese

    ō-bēs′, adj. fat: fleshy.—ns. Obese′ness, Obes′ity, fatness: abnormal fatness. [L. obesusob, up, edĕre, esum, to eat.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of obese in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of obese in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of obese in a Sentence

  1. Teena Henson:

    I looked at it as an answered prayer, if that hadn't happened, there's a possibility I could have died or have any of the conditions associated with being obese. There's a history of heart disease and diabetes in my family. I was headed in that direction, and I didn't want to go there.

  2. Dr Lily Lin:

    We were noticing more and more of these types of ads being used in the marketplace. At the same time, we continued to hear about the rising rate of overweight and obese people in much of the western world.

  3. Tracey Moffatt:

    We had a case where a mom was already in the ICU and the daughter, who was obese, came in, the daughter asked staff to wheel her by her mom's room so she could say goodbye before she herself was intubated. We knew the mother was going to pass away.

  4. Elinor Sullivan:

    These factors impact how the brain develops, the risk for autism would be further increased if women were obese and had diabetes as the levels of inflammatory factors and nutrients that the offspring would be exposed to would be further elevated.

  5. Raz Shaikh:

    Will we have a Covid vaccine next year tailored to the obese ? No way, will it still work in the obese ? Our prediction is no.

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