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Definition 1: too much strain - [noun denoting phenomenon]

(overstrain is a kind of ...) (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces

Definition 2: strain excessively - [verb of consumption]

Samples where overstrain or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He overextended himself when he accepted the additional assignment

Synonyms for overstrain in the sense of this definition

(overstrain is a kind of ...) use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity

"He really extended himself when he climbed Kilimanjaro" "Don't strain your mind too much"

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