over-used[ verb oh-ver-yooz; noun oh-ver-yoos ]SEE DEFINITION OF over-used
Synonyms for over-used
- played out
- worn thin
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OVER-USED
If any one group is over-used there will come a time when they will begin to waste away.
He was not over-used to his business, for he began the opening chapter in rather school-boy fashion.
This method is well adapted to younger children; and this very reason makes it a danger when over-used with more advanced pupils.
Consonant chords represent stability, satisfaction and, when over-used, inertia.
It was as if he were sinking in on himself—as if the great muscles and sinews were relaxing like elastic that has been over-used.