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Adj.1.overbusy - too busy
busy - actively or fully engaged or occupied; "busy with her work"; "a busy man"; "too busy to eat lunch"
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She was overbusy and overtaxed, and her thoughts were naturally drawn towards the difficult problems of daily living.
And he made folks love him and respect him, and that was better nor stirring up their gall wi' being overbusy. Mrs.
The love of God, falling like refined rain, seeps through the cracks of our defences to soak and soften hearts hard-packed by overbusy and undernourished lives.
Zhao doesn't weigh her protagonist down with an overbusy story.
Then I recommend putting aside a significant chunk of time, a few days perhaps, entirely devoted to examining how we let our lives get set up so that we are in stress, overbusy, and with no time for reflection, long conversations with the ones we love, or time in nature to contemplate.
I say "almost" because--despite my abiding dissatisfaction with Sher's wildly overbusy staging, with its multiple Olympias, its purposelessly up-and-down Antonia set, and (most flagrantly) its omnipresent, devil's-sidekick Nicklausse--this was the best performance it's gotten so far (better, perhaps, than it deserves).
" It seems that due to his overbusy schedule, Rahul Gandhi unable to realise the truth and ground reality of Indian politics.
Oh yes, work seems a little overbusy and your love life under but both look set to benefit from the full moon.
In a world where everyone is proud to be overbusy and overscheduled, I have no such need.
If so many teachers are critical of this overbusy lesson an obvious question arises.