OVERBURDEN in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of OVERBURDEN
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 v.  overcharge; take excessive burden; load with excessive weight
Classic Sentence:
1  This caution is necessary, to prevent the country from being overburdened with numbers.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 4: CHAPTER VIII.
2  He possessed a good figure, a pleasing face, not overburdened with depth of thought or feeling; and his dress was that of the conventional man of fashion.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXV
3  The carcases of both whales had dropped astern; and the head-laden ship not a little resembled a mule carrying a pair of overburdening panniers.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 73. Stubb and Flask Kill a Right Whale; and Then ...
Example Sentence:
1  After May 2, you guys overburden too many jobs.
2  Insurance companies are already overburdened with similar claims.
3  He did not appear to be overburdened with guilt.
4  The Chief Inspector disliked being overburdened with insignificant detail.