[v. oh-ver-yooz; n. oh-ver-yoos]
verb (used with object), overused, overusing.
to use too much or too often: to overuse an expression.
excessive use: to strain one's voice through overuse.

1670–80; over- + use

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Example sentences
My disdain for this plant is mostly due to its overuse.
Don't hide the upfront capital cost in use it or lose it or overuse it and pay
  much more pricing schemes.
Players are arriving on campus already suffering from the aches and pains of
  overuse, athletic trainers report.
After extreme cases of online overuse, the country is considering increasing
  its support of counseling centers.
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