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hyperconsumerism

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

hyper- +‎ consumerism

NounEdit

hyperconsumerism (uncountable)

  1. Consumerism taken to an abnormal degree.
    • 2007 January 27, Melena Ryzik, “A New Wave Now Knits for the Rebellion of It”, New York Times:
      Jean Railla, the author of “Get Crafty: Hip Home Ec” (Broadway Books, 2004) and founder of GetCrafty.com, agreed: “In a world of thousand-dollar ‘it’ bags, and hyperconsumerism, one of the most political things you can do is to make something yourself.”