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synonyms for overpowering

  • irresistible
  • overwhelming
  • powerful
  • uncontrollable
  • intense
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How to use overpowering in a sentence

If you’re looking to add a bit of allure to your cocktails, it’s worth remembering that chocolate needn’t be cloyingly sweet or overpowering in drinks.
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Osaka gave a strong tug with an overpowering 6-3, 6-4 victory over Williams.
AS SERENA WILLIAMS NEARS THE END, HER GREATNESS PLAYS ON IN NAOMI OSAKAJERRY BREWERFEBRUARY 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Now I know nothing so overpowering, as that sort of unanimous expression of deep interest, from any large body of men.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
To be called Thomas was gratifying, but the Mr. was quite overpowering and made Tom her ally at once.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
Mildreds mother was a beautiful woman, but consumed with an overpowering jealousy of her husband.
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
Flora's whisper to Ethel was her first discovery that the closeness and the heat of the room was nearly overpowering.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
Bud obeyed an overpowering impulse to reach out and touch the baby's cheek with a mittened thumb.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
With an overpowering sense of my own unworthiness, I review the brave deeds of Hippolyte Nikitich.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
His overpowering personality, his massive way of asserting things made a deep impression on the simple folks.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
My eyes almost opened into the painful light, and the deep interior vibrating sensation swelled into overpowering violence.
VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
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WORDS RELATED TO OVERPOWERING

  • cutting
  • distressing
  • excruciating
  • exquisite
  • fierce
  • keen
  • overpowering
  • overwhelming
  • piercing
  • poignant
  • powerful
  • racking
  • severe
  • sharp
  • shooting
  • stabbing
  • sudden
  • violent
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.