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flabby

adjective A nonmedical term referring to a body region with a paucity in muscle tone or tissue resilience and an excess of adipose tissue. Flabby is typically used as a euphemism for overweight and/or having a lack of exercise.
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Staging should not be based only on the flabbiness of the ovary, and the ovary should be inspected internally.
Despite all features of strength which made the Romanian empire distinct in its early ages, weakness was destroying the body of the empire that was suffering from expansion and flabbiness, whether in the side of efficacies or in the nature of the empire formation, as it was in a bad need for doing without traditions of its ancestors, who had set the organizational principles and systems on which the empire was originated and built until the idea of depending on a certain class of the society was established.
Author Gordon MacDonald calls this "mental flabbiness." He writes, "In our pressurized society, people who are out of shape mentally usually fall victim to ideas and systems that are destructive to the human spirit and to human relationships.
However, if the hernia neck is larger, the gravid uterus is easily carried into the sac especially when the anterior abdominal wall is lax due to flabbiness of the abdominal muscles associated with repeated pregnancies.
Amara (NINA) -- Law maker from the National Alliance (NA), Moshriq Naji, said, "In the presence of NA leader, Ibrahim al-Jafari, and Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, as well as leader of NA blocs, members of the National Alliance discussed in their meeting today, the issue of liming the cabinet to prevent it from flabbiness and financial burden."
On the penultimate page of the book, he wonders if "the Negro question--given the moral flabbiness of America--is incapable of solution," at least so long as Americans were not prepared to give up themselves to more conflict.
Without exercise, weight loss results in flabbiness in the skin as fat is lost from the subcutaneous tissue and actually reduces body image, especially in women (15).
Half a century later, our gross national flabbiness has only expanded.
Understand again that this denialism or moral cowardice is also a form of "mental feebleness" or "flabbiness." We're "all less conscious of our severe mental shortcomings and less inclined to be skeptical of our own opinions" these days (post-nineteenth century).
Whether his relationship with things is potentially intimate, as with Tarwater, or alienating, as in Roquentin's experience, each character draws away from the physical, toward the abstract, repelled by the physicality, the flabbiness, the fleshiness of existence.
When he [Kamehameha] was an old man well on in years, white-haired but with the erect body of a soldier, without the flabbiness of age, and with the features of a young man, he took two young chiefesses to warm his old age.
* Bigarade gel removes flabbiness of skin, increases myotonus, has lipolytic and resolving action, stimulates collagen synthesis.