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Definition of "overconsumption" []

  • Excessive consumption (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "overconsumption" in a sentence
  • "But the more Americans obey these orders, the worse things look for China in the short run, since American overconsumption is exactly what has kept those Chinese factories a-hum."
  • "The real problem with the big-screen televisions is that, like Hummers or McMansions, they offend the sensibilities of many in California's political class, to whom the notion of overconsumption is sinful."
  • "We've seen evidence lately that "overconsumption" is at least as often caused by doctors ordering extra tests and procedures to bump up their profits."