- v. present participle of oversleep.
“We heard this week that oversleeping is accepted as an excuse for not turning up for them.”
“Jeremiah had developed a habit of oversleeping, or at least not getting up first thing in the morning like he used to, and he was often late to school.”
“Harmful coping mechanisms include self-medicating with alcohol or drugs, smoking, oversleeping, or putting things off as long as possible.”
“Good morning, Miss MeMe," she said to Barbara "MeMe" Diamond, a 17-year-old junior with a habit of oversleeping.”
“American professional golfer Jim Furyk overcame a disqualification for oversleeping to capture the FedEx Cup's grand prize of $10 million.”
“Furyk had put himself in a big hole because he was disqualified from the first of the four FedEx Cup playoff events, The Barclays, for oversleeping and missing a separate pre-tournament event where the professionals were paired with amateurs.”
“Well, today's work was plagued by oversleeping, lack of focus, and needing to do laundry, but I did get through about forty pages of Chill revisions.”
“Symptoms can range and can include oversleeping, not being able to sleep, lack of appetite, overeating, anxiety, fear, sadness, boredom, lack of sexual interest, and various body pains.”
“Better than overeating, junk-food bingeing, oversleeping or remaining isolated, which just makes things worse.”
“Symptoms include overeating and oversleeping, as well as feelings of depression.”
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From the invaluable reference work "Pope-Pourri" by John Dollison.
(published in 1994 by Fireside Press, available here , or from one of the sellers listed there)
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