overshadowing

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

overshadowing

  1. Present participle of overshadow.

Noun[edit]

overshadowing (plural overshadowings)

  1. A dominating shadow or malign influence.
    • Such trials to a peaceful people, only enhance their love of peace; for the grief-stricken heart flees to retirement and tranquillity. At the overshadowings of such afflictions, I should never tremble for my country, much less should I despair []