Definitions for overlooking

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. commanding, dominating, overlooking(adj)

    used of a height or viewpoint

    "a commanding view of the ocean"; "looked up at the castle dominating the countryside"; "the balcony overlooking the ballroom"

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jean Paul Friedrich Richter:

    Courage consists not in blindly overlooking danger, but in seeing it, and conquering it.

  2. The Observatory:

    Elements of the Islamic State also pulled out of a mountain overlooking Deir al-Zor due to intense shelling.

  3. Joseph Perry:

    Sometimes people don't want to face the reality that they have a big loss, but you're not doing yourself a favor by overlooking it.

  4. Deanna Brooks:

    This pool and the terrace transforms into your very own night club, surround sound, your music is out here, neon lights overlooking the strip.

  5. Michael Dennehy:

    Trump is an anomaly because of the overwhelming frustration voters have of Washington, he simply is tapping into that and voters are overlooking the heavy retail component that Trump has not been able to engage in - partly because of his strong popularity and large crowds.


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