Definition of Overpopulated

1. Verb. (past of overpopulate) ¹



2. Adjective. Having a higher population than can be sustained in an area. ¹

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Definition of Overpopulated

1. overpopulate [v] - See also: overpopulate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overpopulated

overplucked
overplucking
overplucks
overplus
overpluses
overply
overplying
overpoise
overpolish
overpolished
overpolishes
overpolishing
overponderous
overpopularized
overpopulate
overpopulated (current term)
overpopulates
overpopulating
overpopulation
overpopulations
overpost
overposted
overposting
overposts
overpotent
overpotential
overpotentials
overpour
overpoured
overpouring

Literary usage of Overpopulated

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1. Connecticut as a Colony and as a State: Or, One of the Original Thirteen by Bartlett, Ellen Strong, Hart, Samuel, 1845-1917, Holmes, Frank R, Morgan, Forrest, b. 1852, Trumbull, Jonathan, 1844- (1904)
"... BY the middle of the eighteenth century, Connecticut had begun to feel overpopulated. Bancroft estimates its population at this time as 133000; ..."

2. The Mastery of the Pacific by Archibald Ross Colquhoun (1902)
"There are those who, arguing from the stand-still condition of China's trade, maintain that China is a poor country and that she is overpopulated. ..."

3. Social Problems in Porto Rico by Fred K. Fleagle (1917)
"OVERPOPULATION WHEN we say that a country is overpopulated we speak in relative terms, inasmuch as the overpopulation of a country does not depend upon the ..."

4. The Economy of Happiness by James MacKaye (1906)
"Hence that state whose rapidity of approach to such an overpopulated condition is the highest — other things being equal — is considered the most successful ..."

5. German Trade and the War: Commercial and Industrual Conditions in War Time by Chauncey Depew Snow, Josef Jiří Král (1918)
"These, and other similar arguments, create an impression that Germany is an overpopulated country unable to employ a large part of its population. ..."

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