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

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis