[ UK /ə‍ʊbˈiːz/ ]
[ US /əˈbis, oʊˈbis/ ]
  1. excessively fat
    a weighty man
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How To Use obese In A Sentence

  • CALLS for firefighters to move obese people are up by a third in just three years. The Sun
  • Currently, 30 percent of Americans are obese, compared with the 4 percent who meet criteria for anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, or binge-eating disorder.
  • Fifty consecutive, nonobese, habitually snoring, otherwise-healthy children (age range: 6-9 years) and 50 age -, gender -, and ethnicity-matched obese children (BMI z score: 1.67) underwent an overnight polysomnographic evaluation, followed by a multiple sleep latency test the following day. Dr. Sharma’s Obesity Notes » Blog Archive » Is Sleep Apnea a Significant Problem in Sleepy Kids?
  • The very idea of a “man of God” and a “preacher” making six figures, driving luxury cars and living in gated communities, with expense accounts, country club memberships and obese bodies is laughable and obscene. Think Progress » Hatch Warns Tea Party Activists: Work With The GOP…Or Else
  • Mostly it was full of anorexic patients, but once in a while I would see this one obese lady in the waiting room. Times, Sunday Times
  • About a quarter of young people are currently classified as overweight or obese. Times, Sunday Times
  • A third probeset selected by limma was rejected outright by Messina (Figure 3b, panel u). PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles
  • I am what could be called morbidly obese, and have been for almost the entirety of my life. Rob Kall: Keith Olbermann Terrorized and Gov Tries to Hide it
  • Collection of pooled blood or serous fluid is an additional risk for obese patients.
  • Obese people are more likely to take time off owing to illness.
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