Definition of overconsolidated in US English:

overconsolidated

adjective

  • Consolidated to an excessive degree; (specifically of soil) consolidated to a greater degree than could have been produced by the present pressure of overburden.

Origin

1930s. From over- + consolidated. Compare overconsolidation.

Pronunciation

overconsolidated

/ˌəʊvəkənˈsɒlɪdeɪtɪd/