overpoweringly overpoweringly

Definition(s):

  • (adv) incapable of being resisted

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The tidal bore of abstract art flows so overpoweringly these days that most critics find it profitless trying to swim against the current.
  2. Another rich, variegated, almost overpoweringly sumptuous reviewfull of jewels, revolvers and pulchritudinous squablets.

News

  • Crawling Dogs Race Crawling Baby In Internet-Eradicating Video

    A pair of adorable Alaskan Malamutes mimic the crawling of a bouncy baby boy in a video so overpoweringly cute it may well crash every last one of the Internet's global servers, plunging humanity into an Age of Darkness so bleak, the only thing keeping hope alive will be the memory, passed down from generation to generation, of that video with the two dogs crawling next to a baby. Read more ...
    on October 10, 2013     Source: Gawker

Quotes

  1. Philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche said of the late 19th century that "the massive influx of impressions is so great; barbaric, and violent things press so overpoweringly in the youthful soul that it can save itself only by taking recourse in...
    on Oct 29, 2008 By: Friedrich Nietzsche Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "I like this golf course," said Haas. "It looks like a place I would love to come to. It's not overpoweringly long but it has very difficult greens. That'll be an issue for me, just trying to keep the ball in the proper place on the greens...
    on Jun 22, 2007 By: Jay Haas Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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