Overdone in a sentence

Definition of Overdone

Cooked too much. | Exaggerated. | Repeated too often; hackneyed.

How to use Overdone in a Sentence?

  • The literary side is as much overdone as the scientific side is neglected.
  • She herself is very much overdone and overworked, and her nerves overstrained.
  • Like the fleas in Italy, it has been overdone in description, and yet beggars it.
  • She had, unconsciously and in thinking of Peter, rather overdone the note of rebuke of his visit.
  • It may be that James, the head boxer, has overdone the pink geraniums this year, but there it is.
  • Countless myriads of times he had contrasted it with his own spacious emporium, but now he saw that in justice he had overdone it.
  • But it did seem as if nature had overdone the matter of providing him with the machinery for creating energy and had overlooked the safety valve.
  • The fault of the heads is that they are too small for the figure, and of the draperies that the folds are overdone too much fluttering detail.
  • I am still fond of this kind of life and always expect to be, but exercise is frequently overdone by nervous people.
  • He will also find that a great power of correction is obtained, by which overdone parts in the negative can be reduced and others brought up.
  • Overgrown and overdone in every way, the place presented all the features, sordid and otherwise, of a raw mining town.
  • A trifle overdone now and then, a trifle hard in manner here and there, perhaps, but, as a whole, simply admirable.
  • Is it not a fact that some lines of industry are so overdone that the production is far in excess of the demand, and is not this an evil rather than a benefit?
  • Take not my words ill, noble Noyon, for I am overdone with grief for the past and fear for the future.
  • It did not add to his composure to see Ryder salute Hamdi Bey with an ironic and overdone politeness.
  • The swelling proceeds rather rapidly after it has once commenced, so the operation requires watching, lest it should be overdone and the flask should burst.
  • A sentinel on the rocky point poked the smouldering embers of the fire and raking out some overdone fragments of fish made a breakfast from them and pitched the bones into the sea.
  • Aristide's magical vision caught him wincing ever so little at Mr. Smith's effusive greeting and overdone introductions.
  • Even in a day of overdone distinctions, one might point out that interpretations are not properly to be classified as historical or dogmatic, but as true or false.
  • That was all, yet I swear not one of my friends would have known me, and what was more important still, I was typical without having overdone it.
  • It was a stage set for the allurement of the unsophisticated, who saw in this strained and overdone imitation of the old West the romance of their expectations.

Short Example Sentence for Overdone

  • Rather overdone the thing.
  • Moore laughed with an overdone enjoyment.
  • Pete realized that he had overdone the matter slightly.
  • She supposed she had overdone it, and was a little tired.
  • Of course she had overdone it, and had failed at last.
  • Perhaps I had overdone the lunacy business.
  • That's all right, but you've overdone the thing this time.
  • However, I agree the headman may have overdone it somewhat.
  • At nineteen-stone-nine I realized that I had overdone it.
  • But I thought Master Conrad had overdone it this time.
  • You've overdone it, both of you.
  • She's overdone a little at school.
  • It is clear you have overdone it and need a period of recuperation.
  • Of course, the paternalism can be overdone and unwisely done.
  • Now Jenkins' attentions seemed overdone to the provincial.
  • Mackay pursed his lips up, and, with overdone gravity, shook his head.
  • He found something more than overdone home town pride in Rockvale, however.
  • I am a little overdone with anxiety--a trifle unnerved.

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