Definition for overborne (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), o·ver·bore, o·ver·borne, o·ver·bear·ing.
verb (used without object), o·ver·bore, o·ver·borne, o·ver·bear·ing.
Related formso·ver·bear·er, noun
Examples from the Web for overborne
There are moments when political conviction is overborne by personal sentiment; and this is one of them.And Even Now|Max Beerbohm
She had gone under, swamped by an overwhelming sea or overborne by a felucca that ran her down.The Real Shelley, Vol. II (of 2)|John Cordy Jeaffreson
Yet, overborne with its looming grandeur, his heart grew heavy with suspense, and he clung close to Asriel.The Imported Bridegroom|Abraham Cahan
His deep-rooted love and his loneliness had quieted his impulse for vengeance and overborne him with a profound sadness.Nan of Music Mountain|Frank H. Spearman
These are my sentiments, and when a man has truth on420 his side, he is not to be overborne by quick interrogatories.Lord Chatham|Archibald Phillip Primrose Rosebery