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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.

overindulge

(ˌəʊvərɪnˈdʌldʒ)
vb
1. to indulge (in something, esp food or drink) immoderately; binge
2. (tr) to yield excessively to the wishes of; spoil
ˌoverinˈdulgence n
ˌoverinˈdulgent adj

o•ver•in•dulge

(ˌoʊ vər ɪnˈdʌldʒ)

v.t., v.i. -dulged, -dulg•ing.
to indulge to excess.
[1735–45]

overindulge


Past participle: overindulged
Gerund: overindulging

Imperative
overindulge
overindulge
Present
I overindulge
you overindulge
he/she/it overindulges
we overindulge
you overindulge
they overindulge
Preterite
I overindulged
you overindulged
he/she/it overindulged
we overindulged
you overindulged
they overindulged
Present Continuous
I am overindulging
you are overindulging
he/she/it is overindulging
we are overindulging
you are overindulging
they are overindulging
Present Perfect
I have overindulged
you have overindulged
he/she/it has overindulged
we have overindulged
you have overindulged
they have overindulged
Past Continuous
I was overindulging
you were overindulging
he/she/it was overindulging
we were overindulging
you were overindulging
they were overindulging
Past Perfect
I had overindulged
you had overindulged
he/she/it had overindulged
we had overindulged
you had overindulged
they had overindulged
Future
I will overindulge
you will overindulge
he/she/it will overindulge
we will overindulge
you will overindulge
they will overindulge
Future Perfect
I will have overindulged
you will have overindulged
he/she/it will have overindulged
we will have overindulged
you will have overindulged
they will have overindulged
Future Continuous
I will be overindulging
you will be overindulging
he/she/it will be overindulging
we will be overindulging
you will be overindulging
they will be overindulging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overindulging
you have been overindulging
he/she/it has been overindulging
we have been overindulging
you have been overindulging
they have been overindulging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overindulging
you will have been overindulging
he/she/it will have been overindulging
we will have been overindulging
you will have been overindulging
they will have been overindulging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overindulging
you had been overindulging
he/she/it had been overindulging
we had been overindulging
you had been overindulging
they had been overindulging
Conditional
I would overindulge
you would overindulge
he/she/it would overindulge
we would overindulge
you would overindulge
they would overindulge
Past Conditional
I would have overindulged
you would have overindulged
he/she/it would have overindulged
we would have overindulged
you would have overindulged
they would have overindulged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.overindulge - overeat or eat immodestlyoverindulge - overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself; "She stuffed herself at the dinner"; "The kids binged on ice cream"
eat - eat a meal; take a meal; "We did not eat until 10 P.M. because there were so many phone calls"; "I didn't eat yet, so I gladly accept your invitation"

overindulge

verb drink or eat too much, overdo it, live it up (informal), pig out (slang), have a binge (informal), make a pig of yourself (informal), go on the piss (taboo slang), be immoderate or intemperate We all overindulge occasionally.

overindulge

verb
To treat with indulgence and often overtender care:
Translations

overindulge

[ˌəʊvərɪnˈdʌldʒ]
A. VT [+ child] → mimar, consentir; [+ passion] → dar rienda suelta a, dejarse llevar por
B. VIexcederse
everyone overindulges at Christmastodo el mundo se excede en Navidades
to overindulge in alcoholabusar del alcohol

overindulge

[ˌəʊvərɪnˈdʌldʒ] vifaire des excès
to overindulge in alcohol → faire des excès de boisson

overindulge

vt
personzu nachsichtig sein mit, zu viel durchgehen lassen (+dat)
fantasies, passion etcallzu freien Lauf lassen (+dat)
vizu viel genießen; (as regards eating also) → Völlerei betreiben; I overindulged at the partyich habe auf der Party ein bisschen zu viel des Guten gehabt; to overindulge in winezu viel Wein trinken
References in classic literature ?
Thereafter, with a return to shamefacedness and confusion, he passed suddenly to the statement that a man ought to conduct himself properly; that, should he not do so, it might be taken as a sign that he was in some way overindulging himself; and that evil tendencies of this sort led to the man's ruin and degradation.
HAPPY NEW YEAR to our readers, I hope you all had a fabulous Christmas overindulging in chocolate and turkey.
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overindulge your Overindulging your inner child, for example, could come across as needy or unreliable while too much of your inner parent might come across as bossy or judgemental.
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The BAFTA award winner told New York Post that he got used to overindulging, Fox News reported.
But now academics at Durham University have found grannies and grandads could be responsible for more than a spot of overindulging when it comes to the youngest members of their families.
You'd think by now we'd have learned from our Celtic Tiger mistakes and not be overindulging our kids.
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We, therefore, gave all these to our offspring, overindulging them and making them selfish so nowthey believe that all their parents' possessions are there for them as quickly as possiblewhilst they noware raising their offspring to think the same way.