Corpulence Definition

kôrpyə-ləns
noun
Fatness or stoutness of body; obesity.
Webster's New World
The definition of corpulence is the state of being extremely overweight.
An example of corpulence is an obese person.
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Other Word Forms of Corpulence

Noun

Singular:
corpulence
Plural:
corpulences

Origin of Corpulence

  • Middle English corporality from Latin corpulentia corpulence from corpulentus corpulent from corpus body kwrep- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French corpulence, from Latin corpulentia.

    From Wiktionary

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