Such terms, and others such as "queen-sized", "plus-sized", or "fat" may lead to feelings of marginalization or non-inclusion for some women.
However, some strongly prefer the term fat over other words which they consider unnecessary euphemisms.
The study also found that participants reacted more positively to a much wider range of figures than a control group, even rating emaciated figures higher.
It concludes "these findings suggest that an explanation for fat admiration may be that FAs are rejecting sociocultural norms of attractiveness".
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