overwork definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To force to the office too much or too long.
    • To rework to extra: overwork a speech.
    • To use too often: "'Vulnerable' and 'volatile' were the most overworked adjectives of the '70s” ( David Ansen).
    • To embellish the complete surface of.
    • to operate beyond the power; resulting in to labor excessively or too much time; to tire too much.
    • To fill also filled with work; to crowd with labor.
    • To decorate all over.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to focus too much time or way too hard.
    • be effective excessively, or beyond a person's strength.
  • noun:
    • exorbitant work.
    • excessive work
    • operate in more than the most common or stipulated time or volume; additional work; in addition, exorbitant labor.
    • A superstructure.
    • exorbitant work or labor; work or work that surpasses the strength or ability associated with specific or endangers his health.
    • Work done beyond the amount stipulated; work done in overhours or overtime.
    • the act of working too-much or too long
  • verb:
    • to help make (somebody) work too much.
    • to the office too hard.
    • work exceedingly hard
    • use too-much
  • others:
    • resulting in to the office too hard; cause to work a lot of; impose an excessive amount of work upon; degrade by overwork: usually used reflexively.

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