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[ 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.

Nearby words

oversell, oversensitive, overset, oversew, oversexed, overshade, overshadow, overshare, overshine, overshirt, overshoe

Origin of overshade

First recorded in 1580–90; over- + shade Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for overshade

  • A superiority naturally seems to overshade us, and presents a disagreeable comparison.

    A Treatise of Human Nature|David Hume