overwork - definition and synonyms


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present tense
present participleoverworking
past tenseoverworked
past participleoverworked
  1. 1
    [transitive] to make someone work harder than is reasonable

    Staff complained that they were being overworked.

    1. a.
      [intransitive] to work harder than you should
  2. 2
    [transitive] to use or do something so much that it is no longer effective