so strong as to be irresistible
"an overpowering need for solitude"; "the temptation to despair may become overwhelming"; "an overwhelming majority"
That overpowers; so strong as to be overwhelming.
The numerical value of overpowering in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of overpowering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I've never felt such exhilaration and overpowering joy.
Color is the overpowering of black; white – the final victory over black.
It means I can live my life without anyone overpowering me, it makes me equal with everyone else.
Do we feel like, 'okay, everything's okay now?' We don't. We feel like he's been given ... six months to deliver and I don't think there is a huge, overpowering confidence that that's going to happen.
Prejudice is the conjurer of imaginary wrongs, strangling truth, overpowering reason, making strong men weak and weak men weaker. God give us the large hearted charity which "bearth all things, believe all things, hope all things, endure all things," which "thinks no evil."
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