Definition of Outweighing

1. Verb. (present participle of outweigh) ¹



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Definition of Outweighing

1. outweigh [v] - See also: outweigh

Lexicographical Neighbors of Outweighing

outwearied
outwearies
outwearing
outwears
outweary
outwearying
outweed
outweeded
outweeding
outweeds
outweep
outweeping
outweeps
outweigh
outweighed
outweighing (current term)
outweighs
outwell
outwelled
outwelling
outwells
outwent
outwept
outwhirl
outwhirled
outwhirling
outwhirls
outwick
outwicked
outwicks

Literary usage of Outweighing

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

1. Theodore Roosevelt: The Logic of His Career by Charles Grenfill Washburn (1916)
"... for the sake of the party, and for the sake of the State — both considerations outweighing infinitely the question of my own nomination ..."

2. A Complete Dictionary of the English Language, Both with Regard to Sound and ...by Thomas Sheridan by Thomas Sheridan (1790)
"The ait or Hate of outweighing any thing. To PREPOSE, prè-pô'ze. va To put before. ... outweighing ..."

3. A Study of Origins: Or, The Problems of Knowledge, of Being and of Duty by Edmond de Pressensé (1885)
"... his argument on the principle that our representations may be considered as forces, sometimes balancing, sometimes outweighing each other in intensity. ..."

4. The Planting and Care of Shade Trees by Alfred Gaskill, John Bernhard Smith, Melville Thurston Cook, New Jersey Forest Commission (1912)
"This irregular growth and mutilation often develops a picturesque appearance which should be retained unless there is some outweighing reason for altering ..."

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