overstrain definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To at the mercy of excessive strain, specifically to force beyond a normal or proper restriction: overstraining the environment.
    • To stretch or stress in excess.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to place forth an excessive amount of physical effort.
    • To strain an individual's self to extra.
  • verb:
    • To at the mercy of an excessive demand on power, sources, or capabilities
    • stress excessively
  • others:
    • To strain or attempt to excess; make exhausting or harmful attempts.
    • To stretch or stress too much; exert to an injurious level.
  • noun:
    • Excessive strain; exhausting work.
    • a lot of stress

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