Definition of Outshone

1. Verb. (past of outshine) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Outshone

1. outshine [v] - See also: outshine

Lexicographical Neighbors of Outshone

outserved
outserves
outserving
outset
outsets
outsettler
outsettlers
outshame
outshamed
outshames
outshaming
outshine
outshined
outshines
outshining
outshone (current term)
outshoot
outshooting
outshoots
outshop
outshot
outshots
outshout
outshouted
outshouting
outshouts
outshow
outshut
outshuts
outshutting

Literary usage of Outshone

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1887)
"His youth was studious, and not till the twelfth century that the fire ! he became well versed in literature and in the kindled by Columba was outshone and ..."

2. General History of the Christian Religion and Church by August Neander, Joseph Torrey (1851)
"... as man, under the divine influence,3 is to be attributed the fact that he outshone in wisdom all other messengers of God that preceded him. ..."

3. Biographical and Critical Essays: Reprinted from Reviews, with Additions and by Abraham Hayward (1873)
"... till they were gradually replaced, not outshone, by a younger, not fairer or more fascinating race. It was about the period of the imperial and royal ..."

4. The Earthly Paradise: A Poem by William Morris (1871)
"... some words he said If the storm heard, then fell, and as one dead Lay long, not moving, noting not how soon Above the dripping boughs outshone the moon. ..."

5. Works by William Robertson (1825)
"But Elizabeth was prudent enough not to admit into her kingdom a rival who outshone herself so far in beauty and gracefulness of person; and who excelled so ..."

6. Reasons for Not Taking the Test: For Not Conforming to the Established by John Talbot Shrewsbury (1828)
"... than by the adventitious circumstance of hereditary descent,—whose patriotism is only outshone by the noble sacrifice which he offers to the dictates of ..."

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