The action or fact of consuming something to excess: the overconsumption of alcohol the environmental cost of overconsumption
More example sentences
- The hard times we are experiencing today, due to the misalignment of over-consumption financed by debt, are severe.
- Bow Street magistrates court opened for business in about 1740, often for trials connected to the over-consumption of gin in Covent Garden.
- The end of abundant, cheap oil means the end of our culture of overconsumption.
Definition of overconsumption in:
- The US English dictionary