overmastering

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

Definition of overmastering 

: dominant sense 1a overmastering behavior the overmastering question

Examples of overmastering in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of overmastering

1613, in the meaning defined above

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