What is another word for obese?

Pronunciation: [ə͡ʊbˈiːz] (IPA)

Obesity is a condition where a person has excess body fat that leads to health problems. Some synonyms for the word "obese" are heavy, overweight, corpulent, bulky, plump, rotund, stout, and portly. It is important to note that these words should not be used to shame or stigmatize individuals with obesity but to describe their body size and promote health and wellness. People with obesity struggle with physical and psychological challenges, including increased risk of chronic diseases, social stigma, low self-esteem, and mental health problems. Therefore, using respectful language is crucial to support and empower them to achieve their health goals.

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What are the opposite words for obese?

The word "obese" typically refers to individuals who are extremely overweight and face health risks such as heart disease and diabetes. However, there are several antonyms for this word that describe individuals who are not overweight, including slim, slender, lean, thin, and skinny. These words usually have positive connotations, suggesting gracefulness, athleticism, and good health. Being thin, for example, is often associated with a high metabolism, an active lifestyle, and healthy eating habits, while obesity is considered a serious health problem. When used in medical or scientific contexts, antonyms for "obese" can include terms such as underweight or malnourished, and are often linked to different health risks and challenges.

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Usage examples for Obese

Behold'"-here the Great One bent a look of sudden resentment on the band of those who would have reproached him-"'behold the gods become old and obese.
"Kai Lung's Golden Hours"
Ernest Bramah Commentator: Hilaire Belloc
So shall you grow obese in wisdom'?
"Kai Lung's Golden Hours"
Ernest Bramah Commentator: Hilaire Belloc
"I am a banker," replied John Turner, looking with an obese deliberation toward one of the deep windows, where, half-concealed by the heavy curtain, a third person stood gazing down into the street.
"The Last Hope"
Henry Seton Merriman

Famous quotes with Obese

  • I felt good full figured. Morbidly obese I was unhealthy and dying.
    Star Jones
  • Obama's health care plan will be written by a committee whose head, John Conyers, says he doesn't understand it. It'll be passed by Congress that has not read it, signed by a president who smokes, funded by a Treasury chief who didn't pay his taxes, overseen by a Surgeon General who is obese, and financed by a country that's nearly broke. What could possibly go wrong?
    Rush Limbaugh
  • Being overweight and obesity are major risk factors for many chronic diseases for South Dakotans of all ages. When people are overweight or obese, they have more health problems and more serious health problems, in addition to higher health care costs.
    Mike Rounds
  • We should not have our children going to school to learn how to become obese.
    Jeanne Kohl-Welles
  • In secondary immigration, as I await processing, I sit with people for whom I imagine the experience is less of a novelty. To be blunt, non-white people. Mexican and Arabian people, mostly—I assume, I don’t look at their passports; they don’t have them, they’re behind the desks with the border police, equally trapped and obese, behind the counter, often the same color as the people they’re casually harassing. “Who does this notion of nation most suit,” I wonder as I sit there, unable to use my phone. Proper rich people don’t encounter these rooms, these borders, these problems. For them the world is as it is when seen from space, without boundary, without limitation, full of fluid possibility and whispering wonder.
    Russell Brand

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