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gluttony

noun glut·tony \ˈglət-nē, ˈglə-tə-nē\

: the act or habit of eating or drinking too much

plural glut·ton·ies

Full Definition of GLUTTONY

1
:  excess in eating or drinking
2
:  greedy or excessive indulgence

Examples of GLUTTONY

  1. <the view that gluttony is a serious failure in self-discipline>

First Known Use of GLUTTONY

13th century

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