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You will not press these overstrained opinions of yours so far as to throw any obstacle in my way?

Nothing is so prone to defeat its own end as the fixed, overstrained attentiveness of intense expectation.

On Sam being introduced to them, there were many overstrained compliments on his beauty, and what they called his air distingu.

Fenwick and Sally found Rosalind so overstrained with grief and watching that they asked for no explanation of the words.

The amenities of religion gave the finishing touch to an already overstrained situation.

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On this page you'll find 81 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to overstrained, such as: annoy, bore, depress, disgust, dishearten, and dispirit.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.