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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 O·ver·pow·er v. t. [imp. & p. p. Overpowered p. pr. & vb. n. Overpowering.] To excel or exceed in power; to cause to yield by superior power; to vanquish; to subdue; as, the light overpowers the eyes. “And overpower'd that gallant few.”
 Syn: -- To overbear; overcome; vanquish; defeat; crush; overwhelm; overthrow; rout; conquer; subdue.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : rendered powerless especially by an excessive amount or
            profusion of something; "a desk flooded with
            applications"; "felt inundated with work"; "too much
            overcome to notice"; "a man engulfed by fear"; "swamped
            by work" [syn: flooded, inundated, overcome, overwhelmed,
             swamped, engulfed]