verb (ˌəʊvəˈjuːz) (tr)
Examples from the Web for over-use
But I never used “awesome,” which has been ruined by over-use, to the point where it now means nothing more than OK.
And the secret life of prayer will give a steadiness that will guard against the over-use of one's strength.Quiet Talks on Service|S. D. Gordon
It is well to avoid discursiveness, over-use of parentheses, and positiveness of statement.Talks on Talking|Grenville Kleiser
It is liable to traumatic affections from a fall on the shoulder, pressure, or over-use of the limb.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
Over-use is not more productive of tissue-degeneration than disuse.
Some people suggest by the over-use of head tones that they depend altogether on what they know to achieve success.Certain Success|Norval A. Hawkins