Definition of overpower:
pass, smear, catch, whelm, annihilate, get over, steamroller, clobber, put down, overhaul, discomfit, prostrate, overtake, overcome, get the better of, catch up with, reduce, prevail over, overmatch, deluge, sweep over, down, drown, overwhelm, wallop, submerge, flood out, cream, get the best, affect, shellac, smash, engulf, drub, overmaster, have the best, subjugate, massacre, thrash, worst.
He was simply incapable of conceiving that the horror of seeing herself set up as an obstacle to Blanche's marriage might have been vivid enough to overpower all sense of her own wrongs, and to hurry her away, resolute, in her ignorance of what else to do, never to return again, and never to let living eyes rest on her in the character of Arnold's wife.- "Man and Wife", Wilkie Collins.
- "On Compromise", John Morley.
- "The Patrician", John Galsworthy.