Obesity vs Opulence - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between obesity and opulence

is that obesity is the state of being obese due to an excess of body fat while opulence is wealth.




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

    * diabesity




  • wealth
  • abundance, bounty, profusion
  • Quotations

    * 1721 , (John Gay), A Panegyrical Epistle to Mr. Thomas Snow, Gold?mith, near Temple-Bar; Occa?ion’d by his Buying and Selling the Third South-Sea Sub?criptions, taken in by the Directors at a Thou?and per Cent'', published in 1733 in ''Miscellanies , volume 3, page 239: *: There in full Opulence a Banker dwelt,
    Who all the Joys and Pangs of Riches felt;
    His Side-board glitter’d with imagin’d Plate;
    And his proud Fancy held a va?t E?tate. * C. J. Fox: *: The most meritorious persons have always … been removed from opulence .


    * See also