overpowering

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  • Soon his eyes grew heavy and he felt the overpowering force of sleep upon him. Cited from Nedra, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • And this sort of thing has overpowering influence in our human affairs down here. Cited from Quiet Talks on John's Gospel, by S. D. Gordon
  • If they were, they would be overpowering in so large an area of white. Cited from Pen Drawing, by Charles Maginnis
  • He had determined to overpower him if he could and get food. Cited from The Young Treasure Hunter, by Frank V. Webster
  • He could play like all these people, yet he still had his own overpowering personality.
  • He started out with his mind full of one thought, an overpowering resolution. Cited from The Gold-Stealers, by Edward Dyson
  • Several were killed, others were wounded, and they soon found themselves completely overpowered. Cited from Ronald Morton, or the Fire Ships, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • He was eventually overpowered and thrown against a wall, taking him out of the action!
  • They really meant to force him into the car, and overpower him. Cited from One Wonderful Night, by Louis Tracy
  • That sense of the full presence of the spring seemed to overpower her. Cited from The Portion of Labor, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • Of the others some were killed, some overpowered and carried below again. Cited from The Black Wolf's Breed, by Harris Dickson
  • She had never showed her heart to him like this before; and now it overpowered him. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 101, March, 1866, by Various
  • Smith, although a strong man, was no match for the captain, who soon overpowered him. Cited from The Golden Dream, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • Others saw it as I did, though not always with the same overpowering effect. Cited from Illusions, by James Sully
  • There has been an overpowering resolution among men to make things better. Cited from Have faith in Massachusetts; 2d ed., by Calvin Coolidge
  • I must struggle the best I can, but this feeling nearly overpowers me. Cited from Life of Henry Reeve, by John Knox Laughton, Vol. 2
  • They are overpowered by their combined force but escape before they receive any more injuries.
  • Once she had thought, that were this knowledge true, the joy would overpower her reason. Cited from Olive, by Dinah Maria Craik (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
  • The shame of it would overpower her if she gave herself time to think. Cited from The New Magdalen, by Wilkie Collins
  • Overpower him they might, but could they keep him overpowered while they bound him? Cited from Jungle Tales of Tarzan,E. R. Burroughs
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Root form of overpowering is overpower for the verb.

Words starting with overpowering

Meaning of overpowering

  • verb Overcome by superior force