One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘Perhaps you're feeling overtired and overwrought after work, your boss has been shouting at you all day and you've got a date coming over for supper?’
- ‘Overweight, overtired and overwrought with grief, Duncan presented an excessively undisciplined body.’
- ‘As I changed into a fluffy spa robe, my overtired mind was still buzzing with the business of life.’
- ‘I found this comparison amusing, comparing me to an overtired child since I really am nothing but a flailing infant pretending to be a grown up.’
- ‘Once you have taken your seat on a train, safety is completely out of your hands, unless you are the overtired, underpaid person whose job it is to spot all the signals cleverly hidden in the overhead gear.’
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