OverstrainO`ver*strain"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Overstrained; p. pr. & vb. n. Overstraining.] To strain one's self to excess. --Dryden.
OverstrainO`ver*strain"\, v. t. To stretch or strain too much; as to overstrain one's nerves. --Ayliffe.
|1.||too much strain|
|1.||strain excessively; "He overextended himself when he accepted the additional assignment"|