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Flabby Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    flabby adj : lacking firmness or stiffness; "flabby around the middle"; "flaccid cheeks" [syn: flaccid] [also: flabbiest, flabbier]
Flabby Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Flabby \Flab"by\, a. [See Flap.] Yielding to the touch, and easily moved or shaken; hanging loose by its own weight; wanting firmness; flaccid; as, flabby flesh.
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Flabby'

Body image is a term which may refer to a person's perception of his or her own physical appearance, or the interpretation of the body by the brain. Body image can be described as how individuals see themselves when looking in a mirror, or when picturing themselves in their mind, and their ideas about their body, such as height, shape, and weight and age. Essentially, body image describes how one perceives one's appearance to be in relation to others, which in many cases may be dramatically different from one's objective physical condition or how one is actually perceived by others.

A 2007 report by the American Psychological Association found that a culture-wide sexualization

Study finds that women are more worried about their body image than men.

From the point of view of psychoanalysis, the French child psychoanalyst Francoise Dolto has developed a theory concerning the unconscious body image. Negative feelings towards a fat person's body can in some cases lead to mental disorders such as depression or eating disorders such as Bulimia nervosa, though there can be a variety of different reasons why these disorders can occur.

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* Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character. - Oscar Levant

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Flabby Sample Sentences in News

  • Flabby’ Spencer Matthews vows to get trim – no more booze or late nights!
    We think Spencer Matthews is a fine beast, but it seems he doesn’t feel the same right now. In fact, poor old Spenny feels a bit “flabby” and “out of shape” so he’s gone on a massive fitness kick to... Read more on this news related to 'Flabby'
  • Borussia Dortmund "agree terms" with United playmaker
    The Japanese playmaker may soon be returning to the club with which he made his name. Sell them! Sell them all! The latest victim of Louis van Gaal's purge of United's flabby squad is, reportedly, Shinji Kagawa. Kagawa's departure has looked inevitable ever since Van Gaal made it clear he "could not fulfil my wishes" in central midfield. Read more on this news related to 'Flabby'
  • 'Bodybuilder' displays pale, flabby torso while watching muscular competitors
    Far from having a six-pack of toned abdominal muscle, his pale torso looks as if it has been more acquainted with six-packs of beer. Read more on this news related to 'Flabby'

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