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  • overindulgence — [ō΄vər in dul′jəns] n. excessive indulgence overindulgent adj. overindulgently adv. * * * See overindulge. * * * …   Universalium

  • overindulgence — index greed Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • overindulgence — (n.) 1630s, from OVER (Cf. over) + INDULGENCE (Cf. indulgence). First attested in Donne …   Etymology dictionary

  • overindulgence — [ō΄vər in dul′jəns] n. excessive indulgence overindulgent adj. overindulgently adv …   English World dictionary

  • overindulgence — noun excessive indulgence the child was spoiled by overindulgence • Syn: ↑excess • Derivationally related forms: ↑overindulgent, ↑overindulge • Hypernyms: ↑indulgence, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • overindulgence — noun An act of overindulging; indulgence in too much; pleasure or consumption taken in excess of what is satisfying or necessary. He blames his overindulgence in food for his expanding waistline …   Wiktionary

  • overindulgence — overindulge ► VERB 1) have too much of something enjoyable. 2) gratify the wishes of (someone) to an excessive extent. DERIVATIVES overindulgence noun overindulgent adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • overindulgence — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. gluttony, overeating, overdrinking, eating too much, drinking too much; see also drunkenness , eating , greed . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Immoderate indulgence, as in food or drink: excess, intemperance, surfeit. See… …   English dictionary for students

  • overindulgence — o·ver·in dul·gence || ‚əʊvÉ™(r)ɪn dÊŒldÊ’É™ns n. excessive indulgence; excessive self indulgence; spoiling …   English contemporary dictionary

  • overindulgence — See: overindulge …   English dictionary

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