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bijvoeglijk naamwoord

1 overwrought

Deeply agitated especially from emotion.

synoniem: distraught.

Roget 549: exaggerated etc. v.; overwrought; bombastic etc. (grandiloquent) 577; hyperbolical, on stilts; fabulous, extravagant, preposterous, egregious, ... meer laten zien

Roget 824: excited etc. v.; wrought up, up the qui vive [Fr.], astir, sparkling; in a quiver etc. 821, in a fever, in a ferment, in a blaze, ... meer laten zien

Roget 855: affected, full of affectation, pretentious, pedantic, stilted, stagy, theatrical, big-sounding, ad captandum; canting, insincere.    not natural, unnatural; ... meer laten zien

Pools: zrozpaczony

Moby betekeniswoordenboek: Gongoresque, Johnsonian, affected, aggrandized, amplified, arabesque, ballyhooed, baroque, bedizened, big-sounding, busy, chichi, convoluted, declamatory, disproportionate, distracted, edgy, elaborate, elegant, elevated ... meer laten zien.

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zelfstandig naamwoord

1 overwork

The act of working too much or too long:
— He became ill from overwork.

synoniem: overworking.


1 overwork

Use too much.

Roget 688: be fatigued etc. adj.; yawn etc. (get sleepy) 683; droop, sink, flag; lose breath, lose wind; gasp, pant, ... meer laten zien

2 overwork

Work excessively hard.

synoniem: exploit.

Nederlands: nawerken, overwerken

Moby betekeniswoordenboek: burden, busy, carry too far, do double duty, drive, elucubrate, exaggerate, exhaust, fag, go overboard, go to extremes, go too far, hit the ball, hustle, keep busy, know no bounds, lucubrate, oppress, overact, overburden ... meer laten zien.

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