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adjective as in neglecting

noun as in omitting

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In the book, Tavris and Aronson argue that the same ability to overlook minor flaws in a marriage leads to overlooking major ones.

More than likely he was celebrating from the VIP section, in the second floor rafters overlooking the dance floor.

We end the tour on a bluff overlooking a mine in the distance.

From his balcony overlooking the American embassy hangs a Palestinian flag.

Our lovely hotel perched on top a steep hill overlooking the mountains was also packed to the gills.

The chums did not have to go even as far as the brow of the hill overlooking the group of houses before mentioned.

Chapman turned up a hilly road and they came out on a ridge overlooking the fenced-in track.

Real happiness may lie in forgetting that love is selfish, and in overlooking the bitter in the sweet.

There is a large military hospital, well appointed, and a club-house for whites, overlooking the picturesque harbour.

She then went to live with her son-in-law in a magnificent mansion overlooking the Esplanade des Invalides.


On this page you'll find 288 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to overlooking, such as: ignoring, omitting, and slighting.

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