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.

obesity

English

Noun

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

    * diabesity

    opulence

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • 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 .

    Synonyms

    * See also