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Synonyms for body

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for body

the physical frame of a dead person or animal

a number of individuals making up or considered a unit

a group of people organized for a particular purpose

the main part


a separate and distinct portion of matter

a measurable whole

body forth: to represent (an abstraction, for example) in or as if in bodily form

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Synonyms for body

a natural object consisting of a dead animal or person

an individual 3-dimensional object that has mass and that is distinguishable from other objects

a collection of particulars considered as a system

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the central message of a communication

the main mass of a thing

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a resonating chamber in a musical instrument (as the body of a violin)

the external structure of a vehicle

invest with or as with a body


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Body dysmorphic disorder is a common, chronic and incapacitating disorder that is often under-recognised and poorly treated because of the diagnostic uncertainty and comorbidities that commonly accompany the diagnosis.
Prevalence and clinical features of body dysmorphic disorder in atypical major depression.
There is tremendous increase in cosmetic procedures in recent years17 and dermatologists appear to be the preferred physicians most often seen by patients with body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), a distressing or impairing preoccupation with a nonexistent or trivial imperfection in appearance.
Body dysmorphic disorder: A cognitive behavioural model and pilot randomized controlled trial.
KEY WORDS: Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), Rhinoplasty, Cosmetic surgery, Psychiatric disorders.
Body dysmorphic disorder. Retrieved from:
For Scientists the findings were astonishing because they had only expected that starring at mirror could adversely affect those with the medical condition called Body Dysmorphic Disorder a condition that make its sufferers become more concerned about their looks or shape.
Cash and colleagues (2004) propose that body image disturbance lies on a continuum where less severe negative body image can be considered body image dissatisfaction, while the extreme end of the continuum contains greater distress consistent with Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD).
Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) affects men and women equally.
This study analyzed the psychometric properties of the second version of the Assessment Scale for Body Dysmorphic Disorder (AS-BDD).
Sadly for anyone living with body dysmorphic disorder, things are a little different.
The proposed change for the fifth Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) would retain the three existing criteria for body dysmorphic disorder. The first criterion is a preoccupation with an imagined defect in appearance.
The prevalence of body dysmorphic disorder has been reported as about 2% in nationwide epidemiologic studies, 2%-13% in nonclinical student samples, and 13%-16% in psychiatric inpatients.