overmastering

adjective over·mas·ter·ing \ ˌō-vər-ˈma-stə-riŋ \

Definition of overmastering

: dominant 1a
  • overmastering behavior
  • the overmastering question

Examples of overmastering in a Sentence

  1. a matter that should be given overmastering priority by the incoming administration

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