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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the property of excessive fatness;
[syn: corpulence, overweight, stoutness, adiposis]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Corpulence \Cor"pu*lence\ (k?r"p?-lens), Corpulency \Cor"pu*len*cy\ (k?r"p?-len-s?), n. [L. corpulentia: cf. F. corpulence.] [1913 Webster] 1. Excessive fatness; fleshiness; obesity. [1913 Webster] 2. Thickness; density; compactness. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The heaviness and corpulency of water requiring a great force to divide it. --Ray. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

corpulence n 1: the property of excessive fatness [syn: corpulence, overweight, stoutness, adiposis]