overwork

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overwork

the condition produced by working a draft animal or working dog, an eventing or endurance horse too hard. See also exhaustion.
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And he, who resolutely declined to die of overwork, saw to it that she should likewise escape so dire a risk.
Several days later the brief announcement was made that he had gone away on a vacation to recover from the effects of overwork.
The city's paramedics corps is currently spread too thin, which makes response times unacceptably low, and overworks paramedics to the point of mental and physical exhaustion.