overapplication

noun
over·​ap·​pli·​ca·​tion | \ ˌō-vər-ˌa-plə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce overapplication (audio) \
plural overapplications

Definition of overapplication

: excessive application of something overapplication of pesticides

First Known Use of overapplication

1718, in the meaning defined above

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