/ (ˌəʊvəkənˈsʌmpʃən) /
the state or an instance of consuming too much food, drink, fuel, etc
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Example sentences from the Web for overconsumption
Scientists are increasingly linking population growth and overconsumption to our environmental challenges.New Poll Finds Americans Are Worried About Runaway Population Growth|Jerry Karnas|February 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Porto Ricans are not given to the overconsumption of alcoholic drinks.Social Problems in Porto Rico|Fred K. Fleagle