Definition of overdependent in English:



  • See overdependence

    • ‘The signs are usually a fall in academic performance, problems socialising with friends at school, or clingy, overdependent behaviour.’
    • ‘He is not concerned that the company was over-dependent on a single brand.’
    • ‘For in the last 30 years he has established that we have become dangerously overdependent on a few high-yielding varieties of plant.’
    • ‘Don't be over-dependent on dishes that need to be served chilled - a lot of things taste better at an ambient temperature anyway.’
    • ‘Sixth, the absence of any engagement with Iran leaves the United States over-dependent on Pakistan for influence in Afghanistan.’