Overworking

Definitions of overwork

Noun

1

excessive work.

his health broke down under the strain of overwork

Verb

1

exhaust with too much work.

executives who are overworked and worried

Synonyms:

drive (too hard) exploit drive into the ground tax overtax overburden put upon impose on

Examples of Overwork

The word ‘passion’ is sadly overworked at most auto shows, but in Trevor's case it is right on the money.

Synonyms of overwork

Noun

overworking

Verb

work too hard work/run oneself into the ground wear oneself to a shadow work one's fingers to the bone burn the candle at both ends overtax oneself burn oneself out do too much overdo it strain oneself overload oneself drive/push oneself too hard kill oneself knock oneself out

drive (too hard) exploit drive into the ground tax overtax overburden put upon impose on

exploit

Proverbs 23:4

Do not weary yourself to gain wealth, Cease from your consideration of it.

Ecclesiastes 4:6

One hand full of rest is better than two fists full of labor and striving after wind.

Psalm 23:2

He makes me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside quiet waters.

Ecclesiastes 7:16

Do not be excessively righteous and do not be overly wise. Why should you ruin yourself?

Proverbs 15:27

He who profits illicitly troubles his own house, But he who hates bribes will live.

2 Thessalonians 3:11

For we hear that some among you are leading an undisciplined life, doing no work at all, but acting like busybodies.

James 1:13

Let no one say when he is tempted, "I am being tempted by God"; for God cannot be tempted by evil, and He Himself does not tempt anyone.

1 Timothy 4:8

for bodily discipline is only of little profit, but godliness is profitable for all things, since it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come.

Leviticus 25:4

but during the seventh year the land shall have a sabbath rest, a sabbath to the LORD; you shall not sow your field nor prune your vineyard.

Luke 18:39

Those who led the way were sternly telling him to be quiet; but he kept crying out all the more, "Son of David, have mercy on me!"

Proverbs 12:10

A righteous man has regard for the life of his animal, But even the compassion of the wicked is cruel.

Ecclesiastes 4:1

Then I looked again at all the acts of oppression which were being done under the sun And behold I saw the tears of the oppressed and that they had no one to comfort them; and on the side of their oppressors was power, but they had no one to comfort them.

Mark 8:36

"For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world, and forfeit his soul?

John 11:1

Now a certain man was sick, Lazarus of Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha.

Proverbs 17:17

A friend loves at all times, And a brother is born for adversity.

Romans 13:8

Owe nothing to anyone except to love one another; for he who loves his neighbor has fulfilled the law.

Acts 16:28

But Paul cried out with a loud voice, saying, "Do not harm yourself, for we are all here!"

Colossians 4:5

Conduct yourselves with wisdom toward outsiders, making the most of the opportunity.