obesity


noun

  1. the condition of being very fat or overweight; corpulence: His obesity puts him at risk for major health problems.

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). n.

  1. The condition of being obese; increased body weight caused by excessive accumulation of fat.

  1. The condition of being obese; increased body weight caused by excessive accumulation of fat.

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