To hate him would be hating an overpowering force, like heat, or electricity.
A cold rage of nervousness beset her, so overpowering that she herself was amazed at it.
He was altogether splendid, massive, overpowering, and impracticable.
The heat was overpowering, and the war was of course discussed.
He knew an overpowering desire for the protection and companionship of man.