from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Excessive population of an area to the point of overcrowding, depletion of natural resources, or environmental deterioration.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A situation which occurs when the number of occupants of an area exceeds the ability of that area to provide for those occupants.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Excess of population.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. too much population
Outside of Africa and the Arab world (with the exception of Lebanon), overpopulation is one problem we are well on our way to conquering.
At least here and in most states with a ton of deer overpopulation is the most dangerous problem facing the herd.
Sarah Palin has five kids, so she doesn't think human overpopulation is a problem obviously.
Right now the dire consequences of overpopulation is irrefutable, by just looking at the congestion in our cities, along with the ever growing pollution.
Anyone who doesn't see that the oil, food and climate crises are due to overpopulation is simply not paying attention.
Yes, Douglas, overpopulation is the major culprit.
Oops – sorry – yes – I now recall overpopulation is in the background of the plot.
I strongly believe above all else that overpopulation is the most dangerous threat to the survival of the human race and the planet.
They constantly screech that humans are destroying the Earth and that overpopulation is the gravest threat facing the world, but they never admit or realize that they too, are contributing to the "problem."
This overpopulation is driven, in part, by the lack of natural predators.