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o·ver·work

 (ō′vər-wûrk′)
v. o·ver·worked, o·ver·work·ing, o·ver·works
v.tr.
1. To force to work too hard or too long.
2.
a. To rework to excess: overwork a speech.
b. To use too often: "'Vulnerable' and 'volatile' were the most overworked adjectives of the '70s" (David Ansen).
3. To decorate the entire surface of.
v.intr.
To work too long or too hard.
n. (ō′vər-wûrk′)
Excessive work.
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overworked

adjective
1. exhausted, stressed (out), fatigued, overloaded, overburdened, overtaxed an overworked doctor
2. hackneyed, common, stock, tired, stereotyped, played out (informal), commonplace, worn-out, stale, banal, run-of-the-mill, threadbare, trite, clichéd, unoriginal, timeworn `Unique' is one of the most overworked words in advertising.

overworked

adjective
Translations
مُجْهَد، مُرهَق
přepracovaný
agyondolgoztatott
sem ofgerir sér/ofkeyrir sig
prepracovaný
çok çalıştırılmış

overworked

[ˌəʊvəˈwɜːkt] ADJ we're overworkedtenemos demasiado trabajo, nos hacen trabajar demasiado

overworked

[ˌəʊvərˈwɜːrkt] adj
[person] → surmené(e)
We're overworked and underpaid → Nous sommes surmenés et sous-payés.
[word, phrase] → galvaudé(e)

overwork

(əuvəˈwəːk) noun
the act of working too hard. It's overwork that made him ill.
ˌoverˈworked adjective
made to work too hard. His staff are overworked.
References in classic literature ?
The Ass found that he had fallen into worse hands, and noting his master's occupation, said, groaning: "It would have been better for me to have been either starved by the one, or to have been overworked by the other of my former masters, than to have been bought by my present owner, who will even after I am dead tan my hide, and make me useful to him.
The only people to suffer will be the Board of Control, which is grievously overworked already.
The man groaned a good deal and said he had overworked himself by chopping the logs, but the Scarecrow gave him two more tablets than he had promised, which seemed to comfort the lazy fellow.
And many an overworked business and professional man, as well as a harried common labourer, has travelled John Barleycorn's death road because of this mistake.
About fifty of those lines, as one perceives, deal with local matters; so the reporters are not overworked.
Presently he said, "I shall feel better when I get to bed; I have been overwrought today; yes, and overworked for many days.
The typical Filipina is overworked, underpaid or unpaid, and underappreciated.
A GIANT advertising agency has been charged after an overworked employee killed herself.
If this is true, an overworked employee must work less to accomplish more.
Some airlines protect their overworked pilots through the means of special insurance, others don't, he added.
THE NHS's non-emergency helpline is a "chaotic system," a bereaved mother has said after a whistleblower claimed that medics working for NHS 111 had been so overworked they had fallen asleep while on duty.
AN investigation has been launched after a whistleblower claimed that medics working for the NHS 111 had been so overworked they had fallen asleep while on duty.