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Unsustainability

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noun
(1) The incapacity of keeping (something) sustainable; the capability of getting depleted
(2) The state in which human consumption or activities exceeds the ability of the ecosystem to replenish over time, thus markedly harming the ecosystem (by depressing biodiversity and productivity) and the future generations
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