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See definition of superincumbent on Dictionary.com
  • as inburdensome
  • as inexigent
  • as inoppressive
  • as insuperior
  • as inweighty

synonyms for superincumbent

  • demanding
  • difficult
  • onerous
  • oppressive
  • taxing
  • carking
  • crushing
  • disturbing
  • exacting
  • exigent
  • heavy
  • irksome
  • tough
  • trying
  • wearing
  • wearying
  • weighty

antonyms for superincumbent

MOST RELEVANT
  • calm
  • easy
  • trivial
  • aiding
  • helpful
  • helping
  • relieving
  • unburdensome
  • easy
  • facile
  • ordinary
  • usual
  • detestable
  • normal
  • ordinary
  • unremarkable
  • usual
  • bad
  • inferior
  • minor
  • poor
  • secondary
  • unimportant
  • below
  • humble
  • lower
  • meek
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How to use superincumbent in a sentence

Duplicates of each were ranged in opposition, until the table groaned with its superincumbent weight.
NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
A banded column, such as we see in Early English Gothic, looks weak and incapable of supporting the superincumbent weight.
COLOURATION IN ANIMALS AND PLANTSALFRED TYLOR
Below us slept the waters of the bay, reflecting, in their crystal depths, the superincumbent mountains and overarching sky.
THE FELON'S TRACKMICHAEL DOHENY
An idea may thus be gained of the very considerable amount of superincumbent materials.
PREHISTORIC MANW. L. H. DUCKWORTH
Secondly, the superincumbent strata can be assigned to one period only of the archaeological series, viz.
PREHISTORIC MANW. L. H. DUCKWORTH
No fewer than eleven distinct horizons have been recognised in the superincumbent strata.
PREHISTORIC MANW. L. H. DUCKWORTH
Now, the crumbling away of the superincumbent cliffs gives continual trouble to the road.
APPLETONS' POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY, JUNE 1899VARIOUS
Sometimes the pressure on the superincumbent crust is so great as to cause an upheaval or disturbance of the valley.
BURROUGHS' ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF ASTOUNDING FACTS AND USEFUL INFORMATION, 1889BARKHAM BURROUGHS
No water can percolate athwart it, and consequently where it is, there the superincumbent soil is resolved into a quagmire.
A BOOK OF GHOSTSSABINE BARING-GOULD
We enter upon the glacier; black chasms yawn here and there through the superincumbent snow, but there is no real difficulty.
HOURS OF EXERCISE IN THE ALPSJOHN TYNDALL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SUPERINCUMBENT

  • carking
  • crushing
  • demanding
  • difficult
  • disturbing
  • exacting
  • exigent
  • heavy
  • irksome
  • onerous
  • oppressive
  • superincumbent
  • taxing
  • tough
  • trying
  • wearing
  • wearying
  • weighty
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.