verb (used with object)
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Origin of overshadow
OTHER WORDS FROM overshadowo·ver·shad·ow·er, nouno·ver·shad·ow·ing·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for overshadow
Global fears of China's authoritarian rise are overshadowing the upcoming 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing and sparking calls for a boycott.New geopolitical fears surround 2022 Beijing Olympics|Kendall Baker|February 9, 2021|Axios
Sure, vaccines are being rolled out, though even this ray of light is overshadowed by supply issues.‘More comfortable with the uncomfortable’: 2021 promises an uneasy sense of déjà vu for advertisers|Seb Joseph|February 1, 2021|Digiday
What really overshadows him isn’t what he achieved on the field, or his late career run of bad luck in the playoffs — it’s the successes of the quarterback who just beat him.One Super Bowl Isn’t Enough For Some Legacies, Apparently|Sarah Shachat|January 19, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
At 5-foot-2, a college guard puts up numbers that overshadow his heightNCAA tinkers with March Madness schedule, giving you another day to fill out your bracket|Matt Bonesteel|January 19, 2021|Washington Post
As it turned out, the candidate BioNTech and Pfizer first tested outside of China performed slightly better, which is one reason why Pfizer has overshadowed Fosun as BioNTech’s partner.Pfizer and BioNTech’s overlooked third partner will distribute the vaccine in China—and it’s facing some resistance|Grady McGregor|January 9, 2021|Fortune
The tragedy America faced in that valley will always overshadow any other thoughts we have about the place.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley|Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But feverish speculation and the constant patter of Vaudevillian innuendo came to overshadow more serious business.Francois Hollande Announces Breakup with First Lady Valerie Trierweiler|Tracy McNicoll|January 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Adraee's stellar performance may overshadow his actual message so I have taken the time to break it down for you.
The rap on college athletic programs is that they are corrupt, overshadow academic study, and do a disservice to student-athletes.College Sports Programs Don’t Deserve the Bad Rap They Routinely Receive|Michael Tomasky|March 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The notion that something fun and relaxing can also be healthy is extremely enticing, and may overshadow alcohol's drawbacks.
There is much else in Winchester, though the cathedral and its associations may overshadow everything.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy
O you who are quickly ready to help, I implore you for wealth whereby we may overshadow all men, like the sky.Sacred Books of the East|Various
A marble mansion, with all the modern improvements, could not more proudly overshadow all its neighbors than it did.Si Klegg, Book 2 (of 6)|John McElroy
Sometimes they suddenly overshadow the traveller, who only escapes from them by rapid riding.
Anecdotes and stories are generally too long for Sunday-school teaching, and the danger is that they will overshadow the truth.The Sabbath-School Index|Richard Gay Pardee