Definitions for overworkˌoʊ vərˈwɜrk; ˈoʊ vərˌwɜrk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overwork, overworking(verb)

    the act of working too much or too long

    "he became ill from overwork"

  2. overwork(verb)

    use too much

    "This play has been overworked"

  3. overwork, exploit(verb)

    work excessively hard

    "he is exploiting the students"

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Rudyard Kipling:

    More men are killed by overwork than the importance of the world justifies.

  2. Charles H. Mayo:

    Worry affects the circulation, the heart, the glands, the whole nervous system. I have never known a man who died from overwork, but many who died from doubt.


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