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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ad-uh-pohs]
    • /ˈæd əˌpoʊs/
    • /ædɪˈpɔsɪtɪ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ad-uh-pohs]
    • /ˈæd əˌpoʊs/

Definitions of adiposity word

  • noun adiposity the state of being fat; obesity 4
  • noun adiposity the quality of being adipose; fatty nature 3
  • noun adiposity a tendency to become obese 3
  • adjective adiposity fatty; consisting of, resembling, or relating to fat. 1
  • noun adiposity animal fat stored in the fatty tissue of the body. 1
  • noun adiposity Obesity; the state of being fat. 1

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Origin of adiposity

First appearance:

before 1735
One of the 48% newest English words
1735-45; < Latin adip-, s of adeps fat, lard + -ose1

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Parts of speech for Adiposity


adiposity popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 87% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for adiposity

noun adiposity

  • breadth — The breadth of something is the distance between its two sides.
  • weight — the amount or quantity of heaviness or mass; amount a thing weighs.
  • flesh — the soft substance of a human or other animal body, consisting of muscle and fat.
  • largeness — of more than average size, quantity, degree, etc.; exceeding that which is common to a kind or class; big; great: a large house; a large number; in large measure; to a large extent.
  • size — any of various gelatinous or glutinous preparations made from glue, starch, etc., used for filling the pores of cloth, paper, etc., or as an adhesive ground for gold leaf on books.

Antonyms for adiposity

noun adiposity

  • skinnier — very lean or thin; emaciated: a skinny little kitten.
  • slim — slender, as in girth or form; slight in build or structure.
  • thinness — having relatively little extent from one surface or side to the opposite; not thick: thin ice.
  • underweight — weighing less than is usual, required, or proper.
  • advantage — An advantage is something that puts you in a better position than other people.

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