Definitions for overpowering

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o`ver•pow′er•ing(adj.; adv.)-ly

Princeton's WordNet

  1. overpowering, overwhelming(adj)

    so strong as to be irresistible

    "an overpowering need for solitude"; "the temptation to despair may become overwhelming"; "an overwhelming majority"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. overpowering(adjective)ˈoʊvɚpˈaʊrɪŋ

    (of an emotion or feeling) so strong that it is difficult resist

    an overpowering desire to scream at everyone


  1. overpowering(Adjective)

    That overpowers; so strong as to be overwhelming.

Translations for overpowering

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very strong

That smell is quite overpowering.

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