overnutrition

[ oh-ver-noo-trish-uh n, -nyoo- ]
/ ˌoʊ vər nuˈtrɪʃ ən, -nyu- /

noun

the excessive intake of food, especially in unbalanced proportions.

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Origin of overnutrition

First recorded in 1895–1900; over- + nutrition
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Example sentences from the Web for overnutrition

  • His brains are an accident, possibly from overnutrition as De Gourmont has declared.

    Egoists|James Huneker