Definition of overindulgence in English:


Line breaks: over|in¦dul¦gence
Pronunciation: /ˌəʊv(ə)rɪnˈdʌldʒ(ə)ns


[mass noun]
  • 2Excessive gratification of a person’s wishes: his overindulgence of her whims
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    • My one fault is the overindulgence of a bleak perspective.
    • About halfway through the film, we all heard the awful sounds of his overindulgence coming back up the pipe.
    • Lets look at some way to sort out this over-indulgence - at least in young people.



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  • Sadly, the flashback scenes - where the actress plays her character in her younger days, all nervous tics and immature bravado - are excessive and overindulgent, and fall wide of the mark.
  • ‘We are fond of [our grandchildren], but feel that their parents are overindulgent,’ he reveals.
  • But Dickens had no way of knowing to what idiotically overindulgent philosophies future generations would subscribe.

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