Definition of overtask in English:


Line breaks: over|task
Pronunciation: /əʊvəˈtɑːsk


[with object]
Impose too much work on: (as adjective overtasked) an overtasked school system
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  • Nobody knows what the weariness of instruction is, as soon as the teacher's faculties begin to be overtasked, but those who have tried it.
  • On the other hand, each member must let the group know when his elements are getting overtasked.
  • ‘I have not had the courage to apply for the Owen's professorship; the fact is I do not feel it would be good for me to overtask my brain’.

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