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synonyms for overlooking

  • ignoring
  • omitting
  • slighting
  • blind
  • deaf
  • inattentive
  • unconcerned
  • unfamiliar
  • uninformed
  • absent
  • absentminded
  • absorbed
  • abstracted
  • amnesic
  • blundering
  • careless
  • disregardful
  • distracted
  • dreamy
  • forgetful
  • forgetting
  • gone
  • heedless
  • incognizant
  • inconversant
  • insensible
  • neglectful
  • negligent
  • not all there
  • out to lunch
  • preoccupied
  • regardless
  • spacey
  • strung-out
  • unacquainted
  • unconscious
  • undiscerning
  • uninstructed
  • unknowing
  • unmindful
  • unnoticing
  • unobservant
  • unrecognizing
  • unwitting
  • zonked
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How to use overlooking in a sentence

The chums did not have to go even as far as the brow of the hill overlooking the group of houses before mentioned.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
Chapman turned up a hilly road and they came out on a ridge overlooking the fenced-in track.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
Real happiness may lie in forgetting that love is selfish, and in overlooking the bitter in the sweet.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
There is a large military hospital, well appointed, and a club-house for whites, overlooking the picturesque harbour.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
She then went to live with her son-in-law in a magnificent mansion overlooking the Esplanade des Invalides.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
The church is situated on a platform, rather more than half way up a steep eminence overlooking the bay.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
It is situated in a wonderfully picturesque position, on a rocky bluff overlooking the River Wye.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
Nor are you deviating from Christian charity in not overlooking a dereliction of so material a sort.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
“On the high road overlooking the Glen of the Leprechauns, on a starlit night before the moon came up,” said Padna.
THE WHALE AND THE GRASSHOPPERSEUMAS O'BRIEN
The Queen and her gay court are seated on the lawn of the palace garden at Naples, overlooking the bay and islands.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO OVERLOOKING

  • adjoining
  • alongside
  • aside
  • at one's elbow
  • at the side of
  • by
  • cheek by jowl
  • close at hand
  • close to
  • connected with
  • contiguous to
  • fornent
  • in juxtaposition
  • near
  • nearby
  • neck and neck
  • neighboring
  • next door to
  • nigh
  • opposite
  • overlooking
  • round
  • side by side
  • verging on
  • with
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.