Associations to the word «Overshadow»

Wiktionary

OVERSHADOW, verb. (transitive) To obscure something by casting a shadow.
OVERSHADOW, verb. (transitive) To dominate something and make it seem insignificant.

Dictionary definition

OVERSHADOW, verb. Be greater in significance than; "the tragedy overshadowed the couple's happiness".
OVERSHADOW, verb. Make appear small by comparison; "This year's debt dwarfs that of last year".
OVERSHADOW, verb. Cast a shadow upon; "The tall tree overshadowed the house".

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.
Pythagoras