overindulgence overindulgence

Definition(s):

  • (n) excessive indulgence

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. He's going to export his vision of Vegasthe bercapitalist, guilt-free overindulgenceto China, with the Wynn Macau, scheduled to open Sept.
  2. And it always works, adding a richness and silkiness to everything, a protein-on-protein, Atkins-era overindulgence that makes me psyched to be an American.
  3. Although 50% of gout is hereditary, overindulgence usually aggravates the underlying weakness.

News

  • Nicki Anderson: Obesity more complicated than self control

    It came as no surprise to me when the American Medical Association announced that obesity was going to be added to the list of preventable chronic diseases. With 90 million people in the U.S. living with obesity, it’s likely not news to anyone that a society of overindulgence in bad-for-you foods accompanied by inactivity has created this mess. Now that obesity has been declared a disease, will ...
    on July 22, 2013     Source: The Naperville Sun

Quotes

  1. "This is not a call for an impending crash," Chanos said. "What we are saying is that there are classic pockets of overheating and overindulgence."
    on Jan 25, 2010 By: James Chanos Source: BusinessWeek

  2. "A lot of people started on heroin because John did," McCartney told The Times magazine. "We didn't know the dangers of overindulgence. The problems of cannabis have escalated and it really is more dangerous."
    on Nov 23, 2008 By: Paul McCartney Source: United Press International

  3. "Deadlines are a great way to avoid overindulgence," says Finn. "Jim was great at keeping things moving. He was the perfect guy for the job. The first couple of days we set everyone up in the one room and had a big shambolic jam session that...
    on Aug 28, 2009 By: Neil Finn Source: The Australian

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