overindebtedness

noun over·in·debt·ed·ness \ ˌō-vər-in-ˈde-təd-nəs \

Definition of overindebtedness

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

overindebted

play \ˌō-vər-in-ˈde-təd\ adjective
    • overindebted countries/consumers

First Known Use of overindebtedness

1854

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