corpulency
noun (plural -cies) Date: 1577 corpulence

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  • Corpulency — Corpulence Cor pu*lence (k?r p? lens), Corpulency Cor pu*len*cy (k?r p? len s?), n. [L. corpulentia: cf. F. corpulence.] [1913 Webster] 1. Excessive fatness; fleshiness; obesity. [1913 Webster] 2. Thickness; density; compactness. [Obs.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • corpulency — cor·pu·len·cy lən sē n, pl cies CORPULENCE * * * cor·pu·len·cy (korґpu len″se) [L. corpulentia] obesity …   Medical dictionary

  • corpulency — n. fatness, fleshiness, obesity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • corpulency — n. See corpulence …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • corpulency — cor·pu·len·cy …   English syllables

  • corpulency — noun more than average fatness • Syn: ↑fleshiness, ↑obesity • Derivationally related forms: ↑obese (for: ↑obesity), ↑fleshy (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • corpulence, corpulency — SYN: obesity. [L. corpulentia, magnification of corpus, body] …   Medical dictionary

  • Corpulence — Cor pu*lence (k?r p? lens), Corpulency Cor pu*len*cy (k?r p? len s?), n. [L. corpulentia: cf. F. corpulence.] [1913 Webster] 1. Excessive fatness; fleshiness; obesity. [1913 Webster] 2. Thickness; density; compactness. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Daniel Lambert — For other people named Daniel Lambert, see Daniel Lambert (disambiguation). Daniel Lambert by Benjamin Marshall, c. 1806 Daniel Lambert (13 March 1770 – 21 June 1809) was a gaol keeper[n …   Wikipedia

  • Obesity — The state of being well above ones normal weight. A person has traditionally been considered to be obese if they are more than 20 percent over their ideal weight. That ideal weight must take into account the person’s height, age, sex, and build.… …   Medical dictionary

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