Definition of Overdoing

1. Verb. (present participle of overdo) ¹



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Definition of Overdoing

1. overdo [v] - See also: overdo

Lexicographical Neighbors of Overdoing

overdiscounts
overdispersion
overdispersions
overdiversities
overdiversity
overdo
overdocument
overdocumented
overdocumenting
overdocuments
overdoer
overdoers
overdoes
overdog
overdogs
overdoing (current term)
overdominance
overdominances
overdominant
overdone
overdoor
overdoors
overdoped
overdosage
overdosages
overdose
overdosed
overdoser
overdosers
overdoses

Literary usage of Overdoing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Way to Do Good: Or, the Christian Character Mature by Jacob Abbott (1836)
"It is not that you will be in danger of producing too much happiness, but that by overdoing your part here, you may aggravate, in the end, the suffering you ..."

2. A Laconic Manual and Brief Remarker: Containing Over a Thousand Subjects by Charles Simmons (1852)
"overdoing. He that runs fast, will not run long. It is not the burden, but the over-burden, that kills the ... Ed. overdoing is under doing, and evil doing. ..."

3. A Life of Arthur James Balfour by E. T. Raymond (1920)
"Mr. Balfour has always given a slight suggestion of the brilliant amateur, and in nothing more than in the amateur's vice of overdoing both work and holiday ..."

4. Mental Development and Education by Michael Vincent O'Shea (1921)
"MENTAL DEVELOPMENT AND EDUCATION N Flo. 37. — overdoing the effort to maintain erect posture. (See exercise 6, page 37}. ..."

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