Definition of Overwearing

1. Verb. (present participle of overwear) ¹



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Definition of Overwearing

1. overwear [v] - See also: overwear

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overwearing

overwatches
overwatching
overwater
overwatered
overwatering
overwaters
overwax
overwaxed
overwaxes
overwaxing
overweak
overweaning
overwear
overwearied
overwearies
overwearing (current term)
overwears
overweary
overwearying
overweather
overweathered
overweathering
overweathers
overween
overweened
overweener
overweeners
overweening
overweeningly
overweeningness

Literary usage of Overwearing

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1. The Monthly Miscellany by C. Palfrey, Ezra Stiles Gannett (1843)
"This is dead,—but our friend sleepeth,—sleepeth from the struggles of this world, from anxious no less than delightful, and overwearing labors, ..."

2. Army Reorganization: Hearings Before the Committee on Military Affairs by United States Congress. House. Committee on Military Affairs (1920)
"... and because of fear that the white man would take advantage of them again, because of an overwearing sense of oppression that might come upon them. ..."

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