overindulgence


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o·ver·in·dulge

 (ō′vər-ĭn-dŭlj′)
v. o·ver·in·dulged, o·ver·in·dulg·ing, o·ver·in·dulg·es
v.tr.
1. To indulge (a desire, craving, or habit) to excess: overindulging a fondness for cake.
2. To indulge (a person) excessively: overindulges his children.
v.intr.
To indulge in something to excess.

o′ver·in·dul′gence n.
o′ver·in·dul′gent adj.
o′ver·in·dul′gent·ly adv.

o•ver•in•dul•gence

(ˌoʊ vər ɪnˈdʌl dʒəns)
n.
excessive indulgence.
[1755–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.overindulgence - excessive indulgence; "the child was spoiled by overindulgence"
humoring, indulging, pampering, indulgence - the act of indulging or gratifying a desire

overindulgence

noun excess, overeating, intemperance, immoderation, lack of restraint or balance His condition is the natural consequence of a lifetime's overindulgence.

overindulgence

noun
Immoderate indulgence, as in food or drink:
Translations

overindulgence

[ˌəʊvərɪnˈdʌldʒəns] N
1. (= excess) → abuso m (in de)
2. (with children) → exceso m de tolerancia (towards con)

overindulgence

n
allzu große Nachsicht or Nachgiebigkeit (of sb jdm gegenüber)
(as regards eating) → Völlerei f; overindulgence in wineübermäßiger Weingenuss; overindulgence in cigaretteszu starkes Rauchen; the author’s regrettable overindulgence in the use of metaphordie bedauerlicherweise ungezügelte Vorliebe dieses Autors für Metaphern
References in classic literature ?
They all had to go, even little Stanislovas, who was ill from overindulgence in sausages and sarsaparilla.
In spite of his wisdom, he could not find fault with her for her overindulgence of the children, who had managed to convert Dinah the preacher, before whom a circle of rough men had often trembled a little, into a convenient household slave--though Dinah herself was rather ashamed of this weakness, and had some inward conflict as to her departure from the precepts of Solomon.
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There was a bit of overindulgence in 2013 and then, frankly, an expected pullback through much of 2014.
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