overpoweringly

overpowering

[oh-ver-pou-er-ing]
adjective
that overpowers; overwhelming: an overpowering conviction of the truth.

Origin:
1690–1700; overpower + -ing2

overpoweringly, adverb
overpoweringness, noun
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overpowering (ˌəʊvəˈpaʊərɪŋ)
 
adj
1.  so strong or intense as to be unbearable
2.  so powerful as to crush or conquer
 
overpoweringly
 
adv

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overpower
"to overcome with superior power," 1593, from over + power (q.v.).
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