Definition of obesity in English:

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obesity

Pronunciation: /ōˈbēsədē/

noun

The condition of being grossly fat or overweight: the problem of obesity among children
More example sentences
  • New statistics on childhood obesity prove this is caused by a decline in outside play and walking to school.
  • Unless we wake up to the problems caused by obesity, we're going to see soaring rates of this condition.
  • Combine poor diet with lack of exercise and you have a population with real problems of obesity and ill health.
Synonyms
fatness, corpulence, stoutness, portliness, plumpness, chubbiness, rotundity, flabbiness, grossness

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Syllabification: o·be·si·ty

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