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overworked

adjective uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈwɜːkt/ us    /ˌoʊ.vɚˈwɝːkt/
C1 having to work too much: an overworked civil servant I'm overworked and underpaid.Work, working and the workplaceWorking hours and periods of work used to describe language that has been used too much and has lost its meaning: The article was full of overworked expressions.Tedious and uninspiring
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