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overmastering

adjective

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overmastering

verb
present participle of overmaster

Synonyms of overmastering (Entry 2 of 2)

to subject to incapacitating emotional or mental stress
  • the student was overmastered by the stress of taking the college placement test and broke down crying

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The first known use of overmastering was in 1613

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“Overmastering.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/overmastering. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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