[ UK /ə‍ʊbˈiːsətˌi/ ]
[ US /əˈbisəti, oʊˈbisəti/ ]
NOUN
  1. more than average fatness
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How To Use obesity In A Sentence

  • The term morbid obesity is used to describe people whose body mass index (BMI) -- a measure of weight in relation to height -- is 40 or higher. canada.com Top Stories
  • Dr Booth is categorical about how severe the problem of childhood obesity has become.
  • Ayurvedic herbal preparations are also used to treat obesity, and as antifertility treatments. The Best Alternative Medicine
  • Obesity is a major risk factor for heart disease, stroke, diabetes and cancer.
  • Some researchers have estimated that obesity causes about 300,000 deaths in the U.S. annually.
  • Amylin 's research and development activities leverage the Company's expertise in metabolism to develop potential therapies to treat diabetes and obesity.
  • But the condition is also related to diabetes, kidney complaints, obesity and medications such as diuretics, or water tablets, for high blood pressure. Life and style | guardian.co.uk
  • A study of long-term coupling in which the partners were unhappy, showed that women more than men were likely to suffer from high blood pressure and obesity. Diana Kirschner: Is Marriage Toxic to Women? Musings on Valentine's Day
  • They have one of the planet's healthiest diets and the lowest obesity in the world. The Sun
  • Association between a heterocyclic compound stimulating lipid and carbohydrate metabolisms and an antioxidant agent for treating obesity.
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