Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of overfeed.

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  • n. excessive feeding

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Examples

  • Symptoms of dyspepsia which are due to continued nervous excitement demand treatment which is very different from that which would be appropriate to dyspepsia which is due to other causes, such as overfeeding or unsuitable feeding.

    The Nervous Child

  • Garvan Institute of Medical Research, scientists set out to mimic the kind of overfeeding that typically takes place during feasting periods like Christmas.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

  • The 26-year-old, from Oldbury, Birmingham, said that although there was a sign in the park warning of the dangers of 'overfeeding' the birds there were no signs warning that people could be fined.

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  • The 26-year-old, of Marshall Road, Oldbury, said that although there was a sign in the park warning of the dangers of "overfeeding" the birds there was no signs warning that people could be fined.

    Express & Star

  • I can think of a number of reasons why surviving cancer could predispose to weight gain: “catch-up” fat, depression, “post-traumatic” stress, anxiety, susbtance abuse, “overfeeding”, immobility, medications, and perhaps a few others.

    Dr. Sharma’s Obesity Notes » Blog Archive » Does Surviving Cancer Lead to Weight Gain?

  • And my abdomen -- why, man, I am growing so stout that my case will be a scandal of prison overfeeding.

    Chapter 14

  • This would explain why it takes very little food to keep a Haflinger healthy, and the biggest challenge is to keep weight down and to avoid overfeeding.

    Five Reasons to Love Haflingers | myFiveBest

  • Of course, my mother's ethnic family tradition of overfeeding their young never helped matters.

    Death by Dinner

  • Enhanced thermogenesis and diminished deposition of fat in response to overfeeding with diet containing medium-chain triglycerides, Am.

    Dr. Joseph Mercola: Coconut Oil: When Fat Is A Good Thing

  • Says Dr. Ward: "There are sensitivities to an owner's own weight condition and to making them feel guilty for overfeeding their pet."

    When Man's Best Friend Is Obese

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