overuse

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Pronunciation[change]

verb
noun

Verb[change]

Plain form
overuse

Third-person singular
overuses

Past tense
overused

Past participle
overused

Present participle
overusing

  1. To overuse means to make excessive use of something or use it more than needed.

Noun[change]

Singular
overuse

Plural
none

  1. Excessive use of something is referred to as overuse.
    overuse of resources