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overwork

o·ver·work

overwork

 
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
pronunciation: o vr wuhrk
inflections: overworked, overworking, overworks
definition 1: to cause to work too many hours; exhaust with labor.
similar words:
drive
definition 2: to use or depend on (a word, phrase, or idea) too often.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
pronunciation: o vr wuhrk
definition: to work more than is reasonable or healthy.
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part of speech: noun
pronunciation: o vr wuhrk
definition: work in excess of fair or healthy amounts.
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