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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Exploitation to the point of diminishing returns v. - Make use of too often or too extensively.

Usage examples (36)
  • But her joints are suffering from something called overuse injuries.
  • GUPTA: Her ground strokes, well, they are improving but her joints are suffering from something called overuse injuries.
  • I'm always puzzled by people's reactions to the "overuse" of punctuation.
  • DIONNE: I think there†™ s always been a kind of overuse of anonymous sources. for more
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