Definitions

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  • adjective Excessively burdened
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of overburden.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective heavily burdened with work or cares

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Examples

  • Misinformation, such as the idea that reservations are beyond the law, poor understanding of Native cultures, and uncooperative court officials complicate matters in overburdened child-welfare systems.

    Stephanie Woodard: Iowa Commission Takes on Child-Welfare Morass

  • In Rick Santelli's famous rant on CNBC he called overburdened home owners struggling with their mortgages "losers" while using his podium to forward his political agendas.

    Steven Bulwa: The Media Has Failed Us

  • In Rick Santelli's famous rant on CNBC he called overburdened home owners struggling with their mortgages "losers" while using his podium to forward his political agendas.

    Steven Bulwa: The Media Has Failed Us

  • In Rick Santelli's famous rant on CNBC he called overburdened home owners struggling with their mortgages "losers" while using his podium to forward his political agendas.

    Steven Bulwa: The Media Has Failed Us

  • In Rick Santelli's famous rant on CNBC he called overburdened home owners struggling with their mortgages "losers" while using his podium to forward his political agendas.

    Steven Bulwa: The Media Has Failed Us

  • Often parents -- there's a syndrome called the overburdened child syndrome, where parents will make their children confidantes, lovers, friends, bring them into play into matters in which they have no business participating in.

    CNN Transcript Apr 20, 2007

  • Still another taxpayer trap will be sprung if the President's proposal to forgive some debt incurred by "overburdened" borrowers is included in the bill.

    That Other Government Takeover

  • Still another taxpayer trap will be sprung if the President's proposal to forgive some debt incurred by "overburdened" borrowers is included in the bill.

    That Other Government Takeover

  • Still another taxpayer trap will be sprung if the President's proposal to forgive some debt incurred by "overburdened" borrowers is included in the bill.

    That Other Government Takeover

  • Still another taxpayer trap will be sprung if the President's proposal to forgive some debt incurred by "overburdened" borrowers is included in the bill.

    That Other Government Takeover

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