adjective: Weighing more than is normal, necessary, or allowed, especially having more body weight than is considered normal or healthy for one's age or build.
noun: More weight than is normal, necessary, or allowed.
noun: Greater weight or importance; preponderance.
verb-transitive: To weigh down too heavily; overload.
verb-transitive: To give too much emphasis, importance, or consideration to.
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"I don't know that I'm a good fit for the Food Network," she says, "but I'm a good fit, I feel like, for what I call the overweight community - which I still feel a part of."
Probably much of what we dislike in men who reject women because they're overweight is that they treat it like a deal-breaker: they refuse to even GET TO KNOW a woman, or talk to her, just because of how she looks.
You bore the brunt of my frustration with the fact that every time a post about fat-shaming gets put up on Feministing, somebody has to come in and say, "But being overweight is unhealthy!"
Think about it: If obesity were a leading cause of death and more people fit within overweight and obese categories, the government is more apt to require insurers to pay for diets and weight-loss surgeries, meaning even more money in the wallets of fat cat dietmongers.
People are probably coming down on you extra hard here because lately a lot of posts have gotten derailed into arguments over whether being overweight is unhealthy and if so how unhealthy.