speeding

[ spee-ding ]
/ ˈspi dɪŋ /

noun

the act or practice of exceeding the speed limit: a $50 fine for speeding.

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Origin of speeding

1250–1300, for earlier sense “the condition of prospering”; 1905–10 for current sense; Middle English; see speed, -ing1
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