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Kummerspeck

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der Kummerspeck (n.), no plural

Definition: added fat, weight caused by stress-induced overeating

Pronunciation: listen

Example: Frustessen führt zu Kummerspeck - Eating out of frustration leads to excess weight.

Related: die Kummer - worry; sich um jemanden kümmern – to take care of someone; kummervoll - sorrowful

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