Synonyms for overdone

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Linda realized that she had overdone her disinterestedness a trifle.

I tell you I was overdone with this terrific weather that seemed to have no end to it.

Its humor, too, is of a worthier sort, less likely to be forced and overdone.

It was vulgar, it was overdone, it was absurd, but it was alive.

He sat down amid a dead silence, conscious he had overdone it.

Reticence and secretiveness are excellent things in their way; but this too may be overdone.

There was a little tremble in his tone, artistic and not overdone.

Cultivation is also, of course, carried on; it can never be overdone.

If some malignant fairy had meant to curse him in this respect, she had overdone her malice.

The pupils at the Villa Camellia were not overdone with public meetings.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English ofer-done "carried to excess;" see overdo. Of cooking from 1680s.

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adjectivechanged in a bad or artificial way
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