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bloated (adj) swollen or puffed up (as with air or water).

Blow air or gas into a balloon and it is bloated. That is, it becomes bigger and bigger in size. Drink a lot of water and your stomach is bloated. A dead body floating in a river is bloated - it is swollen, or its size increases on all sides.

  • Sidney is usually a good eater and when it is a party he has an extra helping of every item. As a result he feels bloated and his stomach feels heavy.
  • Patients of liver disorders usually have a bloated stomach, which makes them feel heavy and uncomfortable.
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