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What weighed with me, too, was the fact that I was undoubtedly overworked and my health was suffering.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Kilkelly was a busy, but never seemed an overworked man, due I suppose to some constitutional quality he enjoyed.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
When they saw that their complaints were futile they sent over one socialist leader to have it out with the overworked purser.
WAYS OF WAR AND PEACEDELIA AUSTRIAN
The floor was constantly inundated here by several defective and overworked water-faucets and a leaky trough.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
Why, I almost insulted them; told them Adot was a barren field, overworked and already supplied with their spiritual needs.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
It was not the function of the State or the Church to provide social opportunities for uneducated, overworked young people.
THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITYLILLIAN WILLIAM BETTS
How could the apathetic be awakened, the discouraged stimulated, the overworked rested and cheered?
THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITYLILLIAN WILLIAM BETTS
It hung over the grimy overworked mothers, and the poor grimy fledglings of children in the little huddled houses.
THE ROMANCE OF HIS LIFEMARY CHOLMONDELEY
A poor little shabby, overworked thing, all eyes, and too big a forehead.
MARY GRAYKATHARINE TYNAN
I believe in trusting in providence, but I can't bear to see providence overworked.
THE REGENTE. ARNOLD BENNETT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO OVERWORKED

  • beat
  • bushed
  • busted
  • clichéd
  • consumed
  • depleted
  • destroyed
  • deteriorated
  • drained
  • drawn
  • effete
  • exhausted
  • fatigued
  • frayed
  • gone
  • hackneyed
  • had it
  • haggard
  • jaded
  • kaput
  • knocked out
  • old
  • out of gas
  • overused
  • overworked
  • pinched
  • played out
  • pooped
  • ragged
  • ruined
  • shabby
  • shot
  • spent
  • stale
  • tattered
  • the worse for wear
  • threadbare
  • timeworn
  • tired out
  • totaled
  • used up
  • useless
  • wearied
  • weary
  • well-worn
  • wiped out
  • worn down
  • wrung out
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