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overweigh

[ oh-ver-wey ]
/ ˌoʊ vərˈweɪ /
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verb (used with object)
to exceed in weight; overbalance or outweigh: a respected opinion that overweighs the others.
to weigh down; oppress; burden: gloom that overweighs one's spirits.
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Origin of overweigh

1175–1225; Middle English overweien;see over-, weigh1
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British Dictionary definitions for overweigh

overweigh
/ (ˌəʊvəˈweɪ) /

verb (tr)
to exceed in weight; overbalance
to weigh down; oppress
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