obese obese  /oʊ ˈbis/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) excessively fat

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. And in one group of obese girls, the rate of class failure was 24% higher than with their non-obese counterparts.
  2. For the obese, the end goal should not be thinness, but health and self-acceptance, which are more realistic and beneficial objectives.
  3. First, many obese women may also have undiagnosed diabetes, which can lead to abnormal development of a fetus.

News

  1. Overweight and obese patients less likely to achieve remission in early rheumatoid arthritis

    Overweight and obese patients are less likely to achieve successful remission in early rheumatoid arthritis compared to those of normal weight.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  2. Overweight and obese patients less likely to achieve remission in early RA

    ( European League Against Rheumatism ) A new study presented today at EULAR 2013, the Annual Congress of the European League Against Rheumatism, shows that overweight and obese patients are less likely to achieve successful remission in early rheumatoid arthritis compared to those of normal weight.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  3. Obese expectant mothers at increased risk of preterm birth

    Women who are obese during pregnancy may be at increased risk of giving birth too early, a new study from Sweden suggests
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Fox News

Quotes

  1. "We have to eliminate discrimination of those who are overweight," Richardson said. "This is an issue of basic civil rights. There are no federal laws that protect obese Americans from discrimination in the workplace, in school, or anywhere...
    on Sep 19, 2007 By: Bill Richardson Source: Forbes

  2. "Em just picked up some weight, that's it," said Trick, who scored a single with Eminem on his last album, The People vs. "He's nowhere [near] 250 pounds or anything like that. He picked up a little weight. He ain't walkin' around obese or...
    on Jan 28, 2008 By: Trick Trick Source: HipHopDX

  3. "It said I was obese," Bell said. "If you're obese, it makes (your character on screen) obese. I was disappointed that I was that big. I literally took the game to heart. I did the work but I kind of credit the Wii Fit."
    on Feb 15, 2009 By: Heath Bell Source: USA Today

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