Definitions for overstress

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  1. overemphasize, overemphasise, overstress(verb)

    place special or excessive emphasis on

    "I cannot overemphasize the importance of this book"


  1. overstress(Verb)

    To place excessive emphasis on something

  2. overstress(Verb)

    To place excessive physical stress on something, especially to such an extent that it deforms or breaks


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