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.
Kericho Senator Aaron Cheruiyot has hit out at State House Spokesperson Kanze Dena for what he calls 'overindulgence' in Jubilee party affairs.
This unmerited overindulgence subsidy comes at a time when here in Wales councils are struggling to provide sufficient services for our sick, elderly and homeless because of a lack of funding, due to financial cutbacks, from the UK government.
This unmerited overindulgence subsidy comes at a time when here in Wales councils are struggling to provide sufficient service for our sick, elderly and homeless because of a lack of funding, due to financial cut-backs, from the UK Government.
Summary: Overindulgence during Eid Al Fitr after a month of self-control, in particular, may lead to health problems.
The economies of both countries are relying excessively on their growth but due to the overindulgence in the pre-election narrative by the Indian government, it has taken over the need for prioritising the country.
Target Ovarian Cancer is reminding women to remain vigilant about ovarian cancer, so bloating and other symptoms do not get passed off as overindulgence over the festive period.
The go-to "pink stuff" can be taken for a range of common stomach ailments, including diarrhea, travelers' diarrhea, nausea, heartburn, indigestion or an upset stomach due to overindulgence in food and drink.
Are these the young people constantly blighting our tracks with their overindulgence in drinking and drug-taking?
Going on holiday usually involves breaking our normal routine with lots of relaxation and overindulgence, so it is important that we are aware of the potential risks to our dental health and how we can avoid them while away.