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Synonyms for overwork
ˌoʊ vərˈwɜrk; ˈoʊ vərˌwɜrk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overwork, overworking(verb)

    the act of working too much or too long

    "he became ill from overwork"


  2. overwork(verb)

    use too much

    "This play has been overworked"


  3. overwork, exploit(verb)

    work excessively hard

    "he is exploiting the students"

    tap, exploit, work

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "overwork":

    overuse, burnout

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  1. Moon Jae-in:

    The most important thing is that it will be a fundamental solution to protecting the lives and safety of the people by reducing the number of deaths from overwork, industrial accidents and sleep-deprived driving.

  2. Hirokazu Ouchi:

    This is a way for companies to keep labor costs down, but it is also a path that leads to death by overwork.


    ***(c)(p)- living in a foreign land- for most.listen! some come to america, canada or england, hoping to make a living, but not knowing how long they will live-work (7)- or more jobs to make ends meet. helping those left behind in their homeland, western union, knows the stories of cash flow desperation. most never live long to enjoy their labors, for the stress and toils alone brings illnesses related to overwork- heart attacks, diabetes, pollution and death.you run from one fire and into the next- to what end I ask?

  4. Rudyard Kipling:

    More men are killed by overwork than the importance of the world justifies.

  5. Charles H. Mayo:

    Worry affects the circulation, the heart, the glands, the whole nervous system. I have never known a man who died from overwork, but many who died from doubt.

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