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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of working too much or too long v. - Use too much; Work excessively hard.

Usage examples (38)
  • He became ill from overwork
  • Remove Man from the scene, and the root cause of hunger and overwork is abolished for ever.
  • It’s also likely false, as overwork is a regular problem for TAs.
  • It is not work, but overwork, that is hurtful; and it is not hard work that is injurious so much as monotonous work, fagging work, hopeless work. for more
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