English Online Dictionary. What means obesity? What does obesity mean?
From French obésité, from Latin obēsitās, from obēsus (“fat”).
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ə(ʊ)ˈbiːsɪti/
- (General American) IPA(key): /oʊˈbisɪti/, [-ɾi]
- (obsolete) IPA(key): /oʊˈbɛzɪti/
- Hyphenation: obes‧i‧ty
obesity (countable and uncountable, plural obesities)
- (pathology) The state of being obese due to an excess of body fat.