Definition of Overindulgence

1. Noun. Excessive indulgence. "The child was spoiled by overindulgence"

Exact synonyms: Excess
Generic synonyms: Humoring, Indulgence, Indulging, Pampering
Derivative terms: Overindulge, Overindulgent



Definition of Overindulgence

1. Noun. An act of overindulging; indulgence in too much; pleasure or consumption taken in excess of what is satisfying or necessary. ¹

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Definition of Overindulgence

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overindulgence

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overimpress
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overindulgence (current term)
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overinfluence
overinfluenced

Literary usage of Overindulgence

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1. The People of Mexico: Who They are and how They Live by Wallace Thompson (1921)
"... drunkenness, and sexual overindulgence. The last, which seems far more responsible for the Mexican lack of efficiency than any other single factor of ..."

2. The Moral Economy by Ralph Barton Perry (1909)
"The evil of overindulgence arises from two natural causes. ... overindulgence is most common where such consequences are delayed or obscured by artificial ..."

3. The Moral Economy by Ralph Barton Perry (1909)
"The evil of overindulgence arises^from two natural causes. ^In the first place an interest is essentially self-perpetuating; in spite of periodic moments of ..."

4. Diseases of the stomach and upper alimentary tract by Anthony Bassler (1922)
"Those seen in the colder weather are usually due to overindulgence at the table in food or drink, or both together. Pathology.—The mucous membrane of the ..."

5. Medical Diagnosis: A Manual for Students and Practitioners by Charles Lyman Greene (1910)
"An absolute denial of overindulgence is usually proudly made by the man who has ... The three diseases most often due to such overindulgence are: delirium ..."

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