Definition of Overeating

1. Noun. Eating to excess (personified as one of the deadly sins).

Exact synonyms: Gluttony, Gula
Generic synonyms: Deadly Sin, Mortal Sin
Derivative terms: Overeat



Definition of Overeating

1. Noun. Gluttony, the act of eating to excess (either to discomfort or more than required for proper health). ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of overeat) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Overeating

1. overeat [v] - See also: overeat

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Literary usage of Overeating

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1. Dietotherapy by William Edward Fitch (1918)
"Effects of overeating—The effects of overeating on the mind and body are more or ... overeating causes congestion of the liver, and a condition known as ..."

2. Practical dietetics by William Gilman Thompson (1905)
"overeating AND OVERDRINKING Both overeating and overdrinking may be (i) ... Temporary overeating may apply to the excessive consumption (a) of a mixed diet, ..."

3. Strength from Eating: How and what to Eat and Drink to Develop the Highest by Bernarr Macfadden (1901)
"overeating. One of the greatest sins against the body is overeating. The intemperate indulgence in alcoholic liquors, is, unquestionably, a great evil. ..."

4. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Lewellys Franklin Barker, Milton Howard Fussell, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"overeating The arteriosclerotic who cannot control his appetite, ... overeating invites and produces degeneration; it increases it because it throws an ..."

5. The Nutrition of Man by Russell Henry Chittenden (1907)
"The evil effects of overeating. What the new dietary standards really involve. The actual amounts of foodstuffs required. Relation of nutritive value to ..."

6. Clinical Lectures on the Diseases of Old Age by Jean Martin Charcot, Alfred Lebbeus Loomis (1881)
"... Constitution—Hygienic Causes : Climate—overeating, Want of Exercise—Intellectual Work—Venereal Excesses—Fermented Liquors : Ale, Potter, Wine, ..."

7. Encyclopedia of Diet: A Treatise on the Food Question ... Explaining, in by Eugene Christian (1914)
"overeating Fortunately Nature does not demand exactness. She has made wonderful provision for our errors or our The resourcefulness of lack of precision. ..."

8. American Medicine (1913)
"Eating and overeating;.'—The majority of people eat too much. It is safe to say that the average man eats four times the quantity necessary to sustain life, ..."

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