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overshadows, 3rd person singular present; overshadowed, past tense; overshadowed, past participle; overshadowing, present participle;
  1. Tower above and cast a shadow over
    • - an enormous oak tree stood overshadowing the cottage
  2. Cast a gloom over
    • - it is easy to let this feeling of tragedy overshadow his story
  3. Appear much more prominent or important than
    • - his competitive nature often overshadows the other qualities
  4. Be more impressive or successful than (another person)
    • - he was always overshadowed by his brilliant elder brother

  1. (overshadow) be greater in significance than; "the tragedy overshadowed the couple's happiness"
  2. (overshadow) shadow: make appear small by comparison; "This year's debt dwarfs that of last year"
  3. (overshadow) To obscure something by casting a shadow; To dominate something and make it seem insignificant
  4. (Overshadow) Malham Cove (UK) - 16/05/11 - Second ascent of Steve McClure's route ^[11]
  5. (overshadow) (v.): To cast into the shade or render insignificant by comparison.;
  6. (Overshadowing) A voluntary cooperative process in which a Master’s consciousness temporarily enters and works through the physical, emotional and mental bodies of a disciple.
  7. (Overshadowing) In respondent conditioning, if two neutral or conditioned stimuli are used simultaneously in conditioning an association with an unconditioned stimulus and only one becomes conditioned while the other does not, we would say that the successfully conditioned stimulus overshadowed ...
  8. (Over-shadowing) The effect of two signals of different intensity being applied together, such that only the most intense will result in a learned response (Hull, 1943).
  9. (Overshadowing) Generally used in references to the spiritual influence exercised by a higher being upon a lower, as in the case of an excarnate buddha, who is said to overshadow and thus to inspire or enlighten living men on earth.
  10. (Overshadowing) State of very light trance which is often confused with transfiguration.
  11. (Overshadowing) The effect of a development or building on the amount of natural light presently enjoyed by a neighbouring property, resulting in a shadow being cast over that neighbouring property.