AskDefine | Define overstress

Dictionary Definition

overstress v : place special or excessive emphasis on; "I cannot overemphasize the importance of this book" [syn: overemphasize, overemphasise]

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English

Verb

  1. To place excessive emphasis on something
  2. To place excessive physical stress on something, especially to such an extent that it deforms or breaks
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