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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of overstress.


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  • The editorial basically argues that staying in Iraq (to avoid defeat) will somehow preserve the military, because being totally overstressed is somehow worse than losing a little face by redeploying home.

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  • Jim Leyritz said he was distraught and "overstressed" - but not suicidal - before he checked into a psych ward.

    NY Daily News

  • Former Yankee Jim Leyritz said he was distraught and "overstressed" - but not suicidal - before checking into a psych ward.

    NY Daily News

  • O'BRIEN: Miles: One of things we have to consider here, which is worth going through, is the possibility, for whatever reason, that the aircraft might have been overstressed -- in other words, turned in an abrupt manner, a manner so abrupt that it exceeds the design tolerances of the aircraft.

    CNN Transcript Nov 12, 2001

  • But Russell's father tells CNN that Army officers -- quote -- "overstressed" his son, telling him -- quote -- "We're going to break you."

    CNN Transcript May 12, 2009

  • Over the past 10 days, Indian valuations were "overstressed," said T.S. Harihar of Karvy S.ock Broking in Hyderabad.

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  • This particular evening was fairly celebratory, but when Mr. Kelly feels overstressed, he has a solution.

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  • This spring the 80-year-old levy system along the Mississippi was so overstressed by rains that the river had to be temporarily shut to commercial traffic, costing the economy millions of dollars.

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  • This of course can make children overburdened and overstressed.

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  • This congested chi energy force is believed to be the cause of all your symptoms of being overstressed, irritable, anxious, and depressed, as well swollen breasts and painful and irregular menstruation in the women.

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