adiposity

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

adipose +‎ -ity, from Latin adeps (fat, lard)

Noun[edit]

adiposity (plural adiposities)

  1. Obesity; the state of being fat.
    • 1958, Anthony Burgess, The Enemy in the Blanket (The Malayan Trilogy), published 1972, page 307:
      "Why this sudden concern about adiposity?" asked Hardman.
  2. The condition of being adipose; adipose tissue.

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