Definition of obesogenic in English:

obesogenic

adjective

  • Tending to cause obesity:

    ‘an obesogenic environment’
    • ‘This argues for the existence of a powerful set of accelerating forces in addition to the downhill obesogenic slope.’
    • ‘The combination of the described vicious cycles acting as accelerator wheels, a set of ineffective brakes, and increasingly obesogenic environments represents a major challenge for weight management.’
    • ‘We must create a less obesogenic environment for our children.’
    • ‘Levelling out the obesogenic slope is fundamental to slowing down the momentum of the obesity epidemic.’
    • ‘I agree with Guthrie that a less obesogenic environment for children has to be created.’

Pronunciation:

obesogenic

/ə(ʊ)ˌbiːsəˈdjɛnɪk/