Obsess vs Obesity - What's the difference?

obsess | obesity |


As a verb obsess

is to be preoccupied with a single topic or emotion.

As a noun obesity is

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

obsess

English

Verb

(es)
  • To be preoccupied with a single topic or emotion.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2014-06-21, volume=411, issue=8892, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Magician’s brain , passage=The [Isaac] Newton that emerges from the [unpublished] manuscripts is far from the popular image of a rational practitioner of cold and pure reason. The architect of modern science was himself not very modern. He was obsessed with alchemy.}}
  • (label) To dominate the thoughts of someone.
  • To think or talk obsessively about.
  • obesity

    English

    Noun

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

    * diabesity