Example sentences for: overworked

How can you use “overworked” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • He acknowledged, however, that perhaps there had been a letdown for his overworked staff after the extreme tension and long hours in the period of the millennium alert.

  • But overworked engineers and sleepy dispatchers aren't creative, they're simply destructive.

  • I begin to cleave to the well-matured story, I'm afraid; but it does have the advantage today, when the younger generations demonstrate a total lack of respect for tradition, of not being overworked by the comedians who rarely say anything funny or even clever but make up their routines to remind us of our foibles.

  • Clichés are the background noise of speech; attention spans being as brief as they are and the ability to sustain a prolonged period of concentration differing considerably among individuals (even if one assumes that the subject under discussion is of some interest to the listener), the insertion in speech of clichés acts to give the overworked cells a rest, however momentary, from overdosing on information.

  • ), “The influence of science and technology” (“[ I ] nput has become an overworked vogue word.

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