Origin of overpowering
verb (used with object)
Origin of overpower
Synonyms for overpower
Examples from the Web for overpowering
Contemporary Examples of overpowering
The small family home is still intact but the stench of rotting flesh that comes from inside is overpowering.Who Is Behind Gaza's Mass Execution?
August 1, 2014
I say a small scale, because an overpowering majority of the public has never heard of him.
I say on a small scale, because an overpowering majority of the public has never heard of him.
That overpowering, but ultimately ill-placed, nostalgia seems to also ring true for executive producer Rick Rubin.‘The Marshall Mathers LP 2’ Review: Eminem’s a Great Rapper With Nothing to Say
November 5, 2013
His music bled menace and lust, but also tenderness and vulnerability and an overpowering romantic lyricism.Why Elvis Presley Never Really Died
August 16, 2013
Historical Examples of overpowering
To hate him would be hating an overpowering force, like heat, or electricity.It Happened in Egypt
C. N. Williamson
A cold rage of nervousness beset her, so overpowering that she herself was amazed at it.Tiverton Tales
He was altogether splendid, massive, overpowering, and impracticable.Little Dorrit
The heat was overpowering, and the war was of course discussed.My Double Life
He knew an overpowering desire for the protection and companionship of man.White Fang