verb (used with object)
to overcome, master, or subdue by superior force: to overpower a maniac.
to overcome or overwhelm in feeling; affect or impress excessively: overpowered with confusion and desire.
to gain mastery over the bodily powers or mental faculties of: a strong drink that quickly overpowered him.
to furnish or equip with excessive power: a giant motor that overpowered the pump.

1585–95; over- + power

unoverpowered, adjective

1. vanquish, subjugate, conquer, defeat, beat.
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overpower (ˌəʊvəˈpaʊə)
1.  to conquer or subdue by superior force
2.  to have such a strong effect on as to make helpless or ineffective
3.  to supply with more power than necessary

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Word Origin & History

"to overcome with superior power," 1593, from over + power (q.v.).
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Example sentences
The sweeter, riper fruit-and higher alcohol levels that result-overpower subtler flavors.
With the cells open, the inmates overpower the guard and begin the largest riot
  in the prison's history.
Higher natures overpower lower ones by affecting them with a certain sleep.
Instead, he escalated his rhetoric, in an attempt to overpower any ambiguities.
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