to overspread with or as if with clouds: a summer storm that briefly overclouds the sun; to overcloud one's pleasure with solemn thoughts.
to darken; obscure; make gloomy: a childhood that was overclouded by the loss of his parents.
to become clouded over or overcast: Toward evening the sky began to overcloud.
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How to use overcloud in a sentence
She had a gaiety and insouciance, and a natural childlike merriment that all her terrible disasters could not overcloud.A Woman's Experience in the Great War | Louise Mack
Shades of sadness, which gradually assumed a darker character, began to overcloud the young man's temper.
Somewhere, something had happened to overcloud his day, to uncover ancestral resemblances, possibilities.Foes | Mary Johnston
This may overcloud us all a little if—if anything should happen to Francis Ochterlony.Madonna Mary | Mrs. Oliphant
Athens is such a sun, and Sparta as my foot Shall overcloud it!The Mortal Gods and Other Plays | Olive Tilford Dargan
British Dictionary definitions for overcloud
to make or become covered with clouds
to make or become dark or dim
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