overindulgent


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.overindulgent - excessively indulgent
indulgent - characterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone ; "indulgent grandparents"
Translations

overindulgent

[ˌəʊvərɪnˈdʌldʒənt] ADJdemasiado indulgente, demasiado blando (toward, with con)

overindulgent

adj parentzu nachsichtig, zu gutmütig (to(wards) sb jdm gegenüber, mit jdm); should I have another or would that be overindulgent?soll ich mir noch einen nehmen oder wäre das des Guten zu viel?
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