Learn English  

Blue Level


Red Level


Yellow Level


Green Level


Purple Level


Orange Level


Violet Level


Video Lessons




American Speech




How to Learn




U.S. Citizenship










The word "obese" is similar to the word "fat." However, if a person is obese, he or she has a weight problem that is unhealthy. It's necessary to lose body fat if a person is obese.

  • The doctor told Charles that he is obese.
  • His obesity is threatening his health. (The word "obesity" is a noun.)
  • Other members of his family are also obese. Obesity runs in the family.*
  • People who visit the United States for the first time are surprised to see so many people who are obese.
  • There are many diseases that result from obesity. Diabetes is one of them.

He is obese. Charles is obese.

*runs in the family: a condition is likely to be inherited. The mother or father passes on genes responsible for a physical condition.

Click here to learn more words.


September 15, 2013







© 2017 Learn American English Online. All rights reserved.