Definition of Overshadowed

1. Verb. (past participle of overshadow) ¹



2. Adjective. superseded by, covered up by, overtaken or eclipsed ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Overshadowed

1. overshadow [v] - See also: overshadow

Lexicographical Neighbors of Overshadowed

oversewed
oversewing
oversewn
oversews
overshade
overshaded
overshades
overshading
overshadow
overshadowed (current term)
overshadower
overshadowers
overshadowing
overshadows
overshadowy
overshake
overshaken
overshakes
overshaking
overshape
overshare
overshared
overshares
oversharing

Literary usage of Overshadowed

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

1. The Origin and Growth of the English Constitution: An Historical Treatise by Hannis Taylor (1898)
"... importance that when the king was not personally present the judicial aspect of the curia seems to have been overshadowed by its fiscal character. ..."

2. The Complete Works of Gustave Flaubert: Embracing Romances, Travels by Gustave Flaubert, Ferdinand Brunetière (1904)
"... Then their fury was overshadowed. A nauseous curiosity made them rummage all the dressing-rooms, all the recesses. Returned convicts thrust their arms ..."

3. A Textbook in the History of Modern Elementary Education: With Emphasis on by Samuel Chester Parker (1912)
"Classical schools to train leaders overshadowed elementary schools. ... Yet, in actual practice, this necessity was overshadowed by the need of training ..."

4. A Textbook in the History of Modern Elementary Education: With Emphasis on by Samuel Chester Parker (1912)
"Classical schools to train leaders overshadowed elementary schools. ... Yet, in actual practice, this necessity was overshadowed by the need of ..."

5. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. by James Boswell (1826)
"After tea he carried me to what he called his walk, which was a long narrow paved court in the neighbourhood, overshadowed by some trees. ..."

6. Southern History of the War: The First Year of the War by Edward Alfred Pollard (1864)
"The Military Prospects of the South overshadowed. —THE DEPARTMENT OF THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI.—Romance of the War in Missouri. ..."

7. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"It is regarded as the one great epic in English, and its fame has somewhat overshadowed that of Milton's earlier work—" ..."

8. The Connoisseur by George Colman, B. Thornton (1905)
"It depicts two farm horses watering at a pond, overshadowed by trees, with a village on the hill slope behind, and a stormy sky overhead—a picture ..."

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