[ oh-ver-sheyd ]
/ ˌoʊ vərˈʃeɪd /

verb (used with object), o·ver·shad·ed, o·ver·shad·ing.

to cast shade over.
to make dark or gloomy.


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Origin of overshade

First recorded in 1580–90; over- + shade
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