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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


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: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 O·ver·pow·er·ing, a. Excelling in power; too powerful; irresistible. -- O*ver*pow*er*ing*ly, adv.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : so strong as to be irresistible; "an overpowering need for
            solitude"; "the temptation to despair may become
            overwhelming"; "an overwhelming majority" [syn: overwhelming]