overburden[ verb oh-ver-bur-dn; noun oh-ver-bur-dn ]SEE DEFINITION OF overburden
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OVERBURDEN
His overburden of labor had crushed him,—before this his eyes had been tired out.
If I would have a clear spirit I must not overburden the flesh.
If the students are willing to work we do not want to overburden them, Mr. Haskers.
It is not wise to overburden oneself with numerous clothes when traveling.
It does not overburden one with an exposition of scientific facts.
"Do not overburden me," she answers, but in so low a voice that it can scarce be heard.
He was afraid to overburden the mind of Corny, and he said nothing more.
Be careful not to overburden yourself with too many prayers, either mental or vocal.
Under present circumstances they are crowded in one place and overburden the commerce and the industry of the Pale of Settlement.
This process of uncovering the ore body by the removal of the overburden is called "stripping."
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR OVERBURDEN
- burn out
- give out
- go stale
- grow weary
- peter out
- poop out
- put to sleep
- wear down
- wear out