Example sentences for: overpowering

How can you use “overpowering” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Though vastly outnumbered and outgunned, Deveaux employed elaborate ruses with his little boats to convince the Spanish defenders that his force was overpowering.

  • Brother is the overpowering gravitational pull of families--even if yours is so sick and infuriating and doomed that you left the country to escape it.

  • Never had the state been so strong, never had people submitted as uncomplainingly, never had the country been more economically equal, never had it been more ethnically homogenous, seldom was its political consensus more overpowering.

  • The region’s overpowering isolation is very evident on curvy backroads, where drivers must contend with men straggling along the side with hoes hoisted over their shoulders, women carrying bunches of branches, and serious-looking farmers towing donkey-led carts.

  • The cathedral, found at the very center of the forest of pillars, presents an overpowering contrast to its immediate surroundings.


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