obesity

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Etymology[edit]

From French obésité, from Latin obēsitās, from obēsus (fat).

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Noun[edit]

obesity (countable and uncountable, plural obesities)

  1. (pathology) The state of being obese.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Meredith, L. P. (1872), “Obesity”, in Every-Day Errors of Speech, Philadelphia: J.P. Lippincott & Co., page 33.