over-working[ verb oh-ver-wurk; noun oh-ver-wurk ]SEE DEFINITION OF over-working
Synonyms for over-working
- be intemperate
- bite off too much
- do to death
- drive oneself
- go overboard
- go too far
- lay it on
- make federal case
- not know when to stop
- pile on
- run into the ground
- run riot
- strain oneself
- talk big
- wear down
- wear oneself out
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OVER-WORKING
This over-working of the brain began to tell upon his mental health.
If this cannot be done but by over-working, then it had better not be done; for of all things, that must be avoided.
I am over-working, he said to himself; my nerves are beginning to play me tricks.
People said Dr Gerard Fane was over-working, that he was not himself.
It is by over-eating and over-drinking and over-working that you get a diseased and ugly race.
I have been over-working and was very ill from nervous trouble for a few days.
If they are not finished till Midsummer, it will be of much less consequence than your over-working yourselves.
He has been over-working, and I fancy there is some sort of love-affair as well; at least, the Doctor hinted as much.
I am not quite sure, however, but I hurt myself more by drinking too much cold water than by over-working.
He is over-working me, is thoughtless of me, and indifferent to your present needs and your future welfare.