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adjective as in worn out

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Doctors, who were overworked and underpaid, began taking bribes to provide care.

When he emerges, he makes slow, overworked progress towards the boat, which is now about a hundred meters away.

How could we trust our lives in the hands of people that are overworked, starved and not given their just compensation?

Physicians feel overworked and patients feel “under served.”

And some reptiles add a fourth function to the overworked cloacal repository–that of respiration as well.

What weighed with me, too, was the fact that I was undoubtedly overworked and my health was suffering.

Kilkelly was a busy, but never seemed an overworked man, due I suppose to some constitutional quality he enjoyed.

When they saw that their complaints were futile they sent over one socialist leader to have it out with the overworked purser.

The floor was constantly inundated here by several defective and overworked water-faucets and a leaky trough.

Why, I almost insulted them; told them Adot was a barren field, overworked and already supplied with their spiritual needs.


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On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to overworked, such as: exhausted, fatigued, overburdened, strained, overloaded, and overtaxed.

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