overutilize

verb
over·uti·lize | \ˌō-vər-ˈyü-tə-ˌlīz \
overutilized; overutilizing

Definition of overutilize 

transitive verb

: to utilize (something) too much : to use (something) excessively or too frequently overutilizing medical services overutilizes credit cards

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overutilization \ˌō-vər-ˌyü-tə-lə-ˈzā-shən \ noun plural overutilizations
The main reason for our rising health care costs had been overutilization — Bryan Burklow

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1875, in the meaning defined above

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