overworked


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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 only people to suffer will be the Board of Control, which is grievously overworked already.
Assuming for a moment, that he WAS overworked; it would show itself in some renewal of this disorder?"
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 President of the association, Dr Afeez Enifeni, said in a statement on Wednesday, in Lagos, that the strike would continue until the management addressed the work experience of the overworked doctors.
"Maybe if I hadn't overworked, I wouldn't now be able to shrug off all unnecessary effort and trust myself to do whatever is required," explained Goldblum.
Overworked air con - Your air conditioning system is likely to be overworked in the summer months.
The UK is short of 5,000 GPs, meaning others are overworked and unwilling to do extra evening shifts.
Malacanang said that President Duterte skipped the Boao Economic Forum for Asia because he was overworked from his punishing schedule.
She said the lawyer might have overworked himself following the activities he has been undertaking.