overworked

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over- +‎ worked

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overworked (comparative more overworked, superlative most overworked)

  1. Subjected to too much work.
    Overworked and underpaid? Then quit your job and become a pro darts player.
    • 2013 October 19, “Preparing for success”, in The Economist, volume 409, number 8858:
      Miss Suu Kyi’s overworked advisers [] argue that people have to be realistic about what can be achieved in a short time and on a slender budget.

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