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I’m talking about the overuse of headers, tables, bullet and numbered lists, snackable paragraphs, and of course… structured data itself.

What’s more, their overuse has muddled people’s sense of what Bed Bath & Beyond’s goods cost and are worth.

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In addition to overuse of the trails, a record number of people who have been hurt or lost on the High Peaks have needed rescues this year.

Dissatisfied with the lack of what he considered a sufficient long-term contract offer and concerned about overuse, Bell sat out the entire 2018 season.

Human overuse and destruction of natural resources now threaten a cascading, quick collapse of global ecosystems.

While there are a couple of antibiotics that usually work, if they are overused they, too, may cease to be effective.

Stars market themselves too aggressively for gay approval, and icon itself is an overused word.

I probably overused it, but it was really helpful to do good demos with.

And while Mandela was richly deserving of his Nobel Prize and earned the overused appellation "great man," he wasn't a saint.

Your Tactical Humorist has previously chronicled this tired and drastically overused bit.

And the overused "editorial we" has now passed entirely from the news article.

Also, he comes to know the full meaning of that overused and abused word—service.

This word has been greatly overused; it is best restricted to ingenuity displayed in small matters.

His voice was sensitive to liquids, but he overused the word "glorious."

The voice will keep, and it will be sweeter and fresher if it is not overused in childhood.


On this page you'll find 65 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to overused, such as: drained, dull, mildewed, stale, stock, and banal.

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