overindebtedness

noun
over·​in·​debt·​ed·​ness | \ ˌō-vər-in-ˈde-təd-nəs How to pronounce overindebtedness (audio) \

Definition of overindebtedness

: the condition of having too much debt … blamed microfinance companies … for fueling a frenzy of overindebtednessBusiness Insider (online)

Other Words from overindebtedness

overindebted \ ˌō-​vər-​in-​ˈde-​təd How to pronounce overindebted (audio) \ adjective
overindebted countries/consumers

First Known Use of overindebtedness

1854, in the meaning defined above

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“Overindebtedness.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overindebtedness. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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