Examples from the Web for obesity
Nor do these studies address the structural and systematic issues that contribute to obesity, such as poverty and stress.
“The chance of being cured of obesity is zero,” Dr. Sharma told The Daily Beast.‘The Biggest Loser’ Could Be TV’s Most Important Show Ever|Daniela Drake|September 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They say staying active can help ward off all kinds of health concerns as you get older, from obesity to arthritis.Dancing Grandpas, Morgan Freeman Impressions, and More Viral Videos|Jack Holmes|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But my own expertise is in American prisons, where obesity is actually a problem.Tales of a Jailhouse Gourmet: How I learned to Cook in Prison|Daniel Genis|June 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After all, no one in American prison is hungry but obesity is an actual problem.
I don't know whether it was his delicacy or his obesity which prevented Davidson from clambering upon the wharf.Victory|Joseph Conrad
It is my last desperate effort as a wife to save you from baldness, obesity, and nonentity.A Modern Chronicle, Complete|Winston Churchill
Getting fat is a fault; except when caused by the disease known as obesity, it is a bad habit.One Third Off|Irvin S. Cobb
Besides being guiltless of obesity, George Cannon was free from the unpardonable fault of clumsiness.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
Imagine a man of middle height, rather inclined to obesity, and just turned of fifty-eight.
Word Origin and History for obesity
1610s, from French obésité and directly from Latin obesitas "fatness, corpulence," from obesus "that has eaten itself fat," past participle of obdere "to eat all over, devour," from ob "over" (see ob-) + edere "eat" (see edible).