obese

[oh-bees]
adjective
very fat or overweight; corpulent.

Origin:
1645–55; < Latin obēsus (past participle of obedere to eat away), equivalent to ob- ob- + ed(ere) to eat + -tus past participle suffix, with dt > s

obesely, adverb
obesity, obeseness, noun
overobese, adjective
overobesely, adverb
overobeseness, noun
superobese, adjective
unobese, adjective
unobesely, adverb
unobeseness, noun
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obese (əʊˈbiːs)
 
adj
excessively fat or fleshy; corpulent
 
[C17: from Latin obēsus, from ob- (intensive) + edere to eat]
 
o'besity
 
n
 
o'beseness
 
n

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obese
1650s, from L. obesus, pp. of obedere (see obesity).
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obese o·bese (ō-bēs')
adj.
Extremely fat; very overweight.

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Example sentences
We have the highest percentage of overweight and obese patients in the
  industrialised world.
The only cure to being obese or overweight is will power.
One insists that government must use its legislative power to slim down an
  increasingly obese nation.
She was morbidly obese and had great difficulty walking even at the slowest
  pace.
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