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Synonyms for overwork
ˌoʊ vərˈwɜrk; ˈoʊ vərˌwɜrkover·work

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overwork, overworkingverb

    the act of working too much or too long

    "he became ill from overwork"

    Synonyms:
    overworking

  2. overworkverb

    use too much

    "This play has been overworked"

    Synonyms:
    exploit

  3. overwork, exploitverb

    work excessively hard

    "he is exploiting the students"

    Synonyms:
    tap, exploit, work

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  1. List of paraphrases for "overwork":

    overuse, burnout

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How to use overwork in a sentence?

  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. Bettmann Archive/Getty Images:

    There was a romance with [ director ] Vicente Minelli, and from their romance came Liza Minnelli. So of course, the film held wonderful memories for Judy Garland. Vincente was a very kind director who was easy to work with. He made sure that the studio did n’t overwork Judy Garland and that Judy Garland had reasonable hours.

  3. 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.

  4. Yue Qian:

    Overwork culture contributes to gender equality because of the expectation that men and women have to work long hours and they can not take time off, all these expectations disadvantage mothers with young children in the labor market, especially given that men contribute very little to housework or childcare in China.

  5. Paralympian Amy Purdy:

    I am going on day 4 in the hospital after developing a very serious condition called Rhabdomyolysis. You should google it and read about it, its crazy. It basically can occur when you overwork a muscle group and the muscle begins to breakdown into your blood stream. It can severely damage kidneys pretty quickly and as most of you know I have a kidney transplant which was a big concern.


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