Overwear



[oh-ver-wair] /ˌoʊ vərˈwɛər/

verb (used with object), overwore, overworn, overwearing.
1.
to use or excessively; out; exhaust; tax:
needlessly overwearing her best workers; phrases overworn by repetition.

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    [adjective oh-ver-weer-ee; verb oh-ver-weer-ee] /adjective ˈoʊ vərˈwɪər i; verb ˌoʊ vərˈwɪər i/ adjective 1. excessively ; tired out. verb (used with object), overwearied, overwearying. 2. to to excess; overcome with weariness.

  • Overween

    [oh-ver-ween] /ˌoʊ vərˈwin/ verb (used without object), Archaic. 1. to be conceited or arrogant.



  • Overweening

    [oh-ver-wee-ning] /ˈoʊ vərˈwi nɪŋ/ adjective 1. presumptuously conceited, overconfident, or proud: a brash, insolent, overweening fellow. 2. exaggerated, excessive, or arrogant: overweening prejudice; overweening pride. [oh-ver-ween] /ˌoʊ vərˈwin/ verb (used without object), Archaic. 1. to be conceited or arrogant. /ˌəʊvəˈwiːnɪŋ/ adjective 1. (of a person) excessively arrogant or presumptuous 2. (of opinions, appetites, etc) excessive; […]

  • Overweigh

    [oh-ver-wey] /ˌoʊ vərˈweɪ/ verb (used with object) 1. to exceed in weight; overbalance or outweigh: a respected opinion that overweighs the others. 2. to weigh down; oppress; burden: gloom that overweighs one’s spirits. /ˌəʊvəˈweɪ/ verb (transitive) 1. to exceed in weight; overbalance 2. to weigh down; oppress



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