Definitions for overeating

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word overeating

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gluttony, overeating, gula(noun)

    eating to excess (personified as one of the deadly sins)


  1. overeating(Noun)

    Gluttony, the act of eating to excess (either to discomfort or more than required for proper health).


  1. Polyphagia

    Polyphagia or hyperphagia refers to excessive hunger or increased appetite. It derives from the Greek words πολύς which means "very much" or "many", and φαγῶ meaning "eating" or "devouring".

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mayra Solis:

    The fact that the United States has one of the highest child obesity rates in the world frustrates me, we need to do more to educate ourselves and our children about the dangers of overeating and the poison that we put into our bodies.

  2. Jessica Bartfield:

    A lot of our overweight patients aren’t necessarily overeating, but their eating patterns have become so erratic—they have a cup of coffee in the morning and then no real food until late afternoon, they key is to avoid that and keep a consistent schedule, whether that’s three meals a day and a couple of snacks, or five mini meals.


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