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Meaning of OBESE

Pronunciation:  ow'bees

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  excessively fat; "a weighty man"

OBESE is a 5 letter word that starts with O.


 Synonyms: corpulent, fat, rotund, weighty



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\O*bese"\ a. [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}.]
Excessively corpulent; fat; fleshy.

Medical Dictionary
 Definition: Obesity occurs when a person has too much body fat. Obesity is not the same as being overweight; a person is considered obese when they weigh 20% or more of the maximum desirable weight for their height.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are obese indicates lack of self-esteem and overindulgence. It may signify your hopelessness and helplessness to express and assert power and authority. This dream may also mean that you are trying to insulate yourself from your surroundings. You want to protect yourself from any involvement in a situation.
Thesaurus Terms
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