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Noun: overwork  ,ow-vu(r)'wurk
  1. The act of working too much or too long
    "he became ill from overwork";
    - overworking
Verb: overwork  ,ow-vu(r)'wurk
  1. Use too much
    "This play has been overworked"
  2. Work excessively hard
    "he is overworking the students";
    - exploit

Derived forms: overworking, overworked, overworks

Type of: labor [US], labour [Brit, Cdn], process, put to work, toil, work, work on

Encyclopedia: Overwork