Sentence Examples


  • That was the overpowering emotion that had come to rule poor Annie's life.
  • The scent of pine trees disappeared, replaced by the overpowering smell of cleaning solution.
  • For more than fifty years the Roman world was undisturbed by any aggressive act on the part of the new invaders, who contented themselves with overpowering various tribes which lived to the north of the Danube.
  • Shown with unusual lucidity of expression how feeble is the spontaneity of that intellect which is so highly lauded, and how overpowering the sway of original will in all our action.
  • It is needless to add that, under the overpowering influence of these vain imaginations, the earnest moral teachings of Gotama became more and more hidden from view.