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  • as insuperfluousness
  • as inexcess
  • as insatiate

synonyms for overdose

See also synonyms for: overdosed / overdosing
  • glut
  • waste
  • exuberance
  • surplus
  • profusion
  • exorbitance
  • surfeit
  • plethora
  • superabundance
  • rest
  • wastefulness
  • residue
  • redundancy
  • lavishness
  • overload
  • enough
  • oversupply
  • leavings
  • inundation
  • overweight
  • fat
  • spare
  • plenty
  • leftover
  • overflow
  • remainder
  • overrun
  • by-product
  • refuse
  • overmuch
  • superfluity
  • balance
  • too much
  • overkill
  • nimiety
  • supererogation
  • fulsomeness
  • redundance
  • luxuriance
  • recrement
  • the limit
  • too much of a good thing
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How to use overdose in a sentence

“Follow the pills and you’ll find the overdose deaths,” Eric Eyre’s two-part investigation begins.
THESE LOCAL NEWSPAPERS SAY FACEBOOK AND GOOGLE ARE KILLING THEM. NOW THEY’RE FIGHTING BACK.MARGARET SULLIVANFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The preliminary data found that more than 81,000 people died of an overdose in the 12-month period that ended this May—the largest number ever recorded.
THE PANDEMIC HAS HAD A DRAMATIC EFFECT ON DRUG OVERDOSESKAT ESCHNERDECEMBER 22, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Before lawmakers’ questions, the panel aired video remarks by parents whose children died of overdoses.
MEMBERS OF FAMILY THAT LED MAKER OF OXYCONTIN DENY RESPONSIBILITY FOR OPIOID CRISIS IN CONGRESSIONAL HEARINGMERYL KORNFIELDDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
A 2018 study published in the journal Science found that overdose death rates have increased exponentially and “along a remarkably smooth trajectory” in the past 40 years.
THE WAR ON DRUGS DIDN’T WORK. OREGON’S PLAN MIGHT.KAT ESCHNERDECEMBER 17, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
For some, the virtual meetings are a lifeline that has helped them maintain their sobriety during a time when mental health issues, alcohol consumption and overdoses are on the rise.
WHAT WAS LOST WHEN COVID FORCED ADDICTION SUPPORT GROUPS ONLINE — AND WHAT WAS GAINEDALLYSON CHIUNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The good news is that overdose deaths have finally stopped increasing, for the first time since 1990.
THE OPIOID TRAGEDY, PART 1: “WE’VE ADDICTED AN ENTIRE GENERATION” (EP. 402)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJANUARY 16, 2020FREAKONOMICS
Sickness,—not her own, but that of dear ones, and an overdose of wealth.
THE OPENED SHUTTERSCLARA LOUISE BURNHAM
Verdict was "That the deceased died from inadvertently taking an overdose of opium."
THE INTERNATIONAL MONTHLY, VOLUME 5, NO. 3, MARCH, 1852VARIOUS
An overdose of "cold step" may, indeed, partially account for the bronchitis which riddles the ranks of the children of the poor.
HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS IN LONDONMRS. E. T. COOK.
(b) Failure of respiration from an overdose of chloroform or other ansthetic.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
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