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Meaning of OVERPOWERING

Pronunciation:  `owvur'pawuring

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  so strong as to be irresistible; "an overpowering need for solitude"; "the temptation to despair may become overwhelming"; "an overwhelming majority"
 

OVERPOWERING is a 12 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: irresistible, overwhelming, resistless
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\O`ver*pow"er*ing\, a.
Excelling in power; too powerful; irresistible. --
{O`ver*pow"er*ing*ly}, adv.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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