[ UK /ˌə‍ʊvəɹɪndˈʌld‍ʒəns/ ]
  1. excessive indulgence
    the child was spoiled by overindulgence
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How To Use overindulgence In A Sentence

  • The show sometimes pushes too hard for shock value, especially where Macy and an agoraphobic lunatic played by Joan Cusack are concerned, but that kind of overindulgence comes with the pay-cable territory. Ask Matt: NCIS Without Gibbs? Plus Human Target, Shameless and midseason TV
  • Thus exercise, a new skill and a decent night's sleep and productive Thursday can replace overindulgence and a somewhat seedy and slothful Thursday.
  • His death was hastened by overindulgence in alcohol.
  • Bit of a startling reminder of the effects of overindulgence. LOSING IT
  • Instead, it turns out that even limited stints of overindulgence may have long-term effects.
  • I dedicated my mornings to working on my laptop and my afternoons to exercise, counterbalancing whatever overindulgence I had planned for after sunset.
  • Exhausted by long-term overindulgence, in 1983 Hodge checked into the rehabilitation clinic Broadway Lodge. Telegraph.co.uk: news business sport the Daily Telegraph newspaper Sunday Telegraph
  • It's the time of year when people collect toys, ignore budgets and set new standards for overindulgence.
  • The section on overindulgence captures the well-known observation of drunken robins that have ingested too much overripe (fermenting) fruit.
  • According to Webster's, to spoil is "to impair the disposition or character by overindulgence or excessive praise; pamper excessively: coddle."
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