Definition of Overworks

1. Verb. (third-person singular of overwork) ¹



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Definition of Overworks

1. overwork [v] - See also: overwork

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overworks

overwithholding
overwithholds
overwits
overwitted
overwitting
overword
overworded
overwordiness
overwording
overwords
overwordy
overwore
overwork
overworked
overworking
overworks (current term)
overworld
overworld map
overworld maps
overworlds
overworn
overwound
overwrap
overwrapped
overwrapping
overwraps
overwrest
overwrested
overwrite
overwriter

Literary usage of Overworks

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1. Publications of the Navy Records Society by Navy Records Society (Great Britain) (1896)
"Hereupon l the officers make warrants to the master shipwrights to view, rate, and certify the overworks, which when they come to view neither they nor any ..."

2. The Laws of Health, Or, Sequel to "The House I Live In" by William Andrus Alcott (1857)
"Generally speaking, if he really overworks-, he should eat ... Should ho who overworks eat more, or less, as the immediate consequence ..."

3. The Laws of Health, Or, Sequel to "The House I Live In" by William Andrus Alcott (1859)
"Generally speaking, if he really overworks, he should eat somewhat less, ... Should he who overworks eat more, or less, as the immediate consequence ? ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1866)
"If he overworks his " During the last eighteen months I have seen many persons who have devoted themselves incessantly to their business, ..."

5. Human Physiology: An Elementary Text-book with Special Emphasis on Hygiene by John Woodside Ritchie (1915)
"The use of alcohol also overworks the heart. It takes more force to pump the ... This, like hard exercise, overworks the heart, and brings on enlargement of ..."

6. Human Physiology: An Elementary Text-book of Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene by John Woodside Ritchie (1908)
"The use of alcohol also overworks the heart. It takes more force to pump the ... This, like hard exercise, overworks the heart, and brings on enlargement of ..."

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