Obesity vs Obese - What's the difference?

obesity | obese |

Obesity is a derived term of obese.


As a noun obesity

is the state of being obese due to an excess of body fat.

As a adjective obese is

extremely overweight, especially: weighing more than 20% (for men) or 25% (for women) over their ideal weight determined by height and build; or, having a body mass index over 30 kg/m2.

obesity

English

Noun

(wikipedia obesity) (-)
  • The state of being obese due to an excess of body fat.
  • Derived terms

    * diabesity

    obese

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Extremely overweight, especially: weighing more than 20% (for men) or 25% (for women) over their ideal weight determined by height and build; or, having a body mass index over 30 kg/m2.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * obesity * obeses

    Phrases

    * morbidly obese * super obese

    See also

    * fat ----