overstress overstress


  • (v) place special or excessive emphasis on



  • Now Cox feels that the churches are beginning to overstress involvement at the expense of inner religious experience.



  1. "So an Olympic gold would be right up there in my list of achievements, it's the one you want to win. I haven't been able to do that yet but, fingers crossed, I've got a good chance, probably my best shot. You can't overstress about it but I want to...
    on Apr 8, 2008 By: Paula Radcliffe Source: South China Morning Post (subscription)

  2. Kerry said yesterday that he meant it as a dig at Bush, and his office released a copy of the prepared remarks he was supposed to deliver: "I can't overstress the importance of a great education. Do you know where you end up if you don't study, if...
    on Nov 1, 2006 By: John Kerry Source: Washington Post

  3. "In Berlin, I didn't overstress myself," said Wami, who cruised by 1 minute 34 seconds on a pancake course. "I was in good condition and have recovered well."
    on Nov 3, 2007 By: Gete Wami Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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