They were not mentioned by name and their political rights were ignored and overridden.
“Passion for talent has been overridden today by greed,” he claimed when we had two days of conversations over Skype.
That spring Clinton had overridden the advice of most of his advisors to endorse a balanced budget.
Old English oferridan "to ride across," from ofer "over" (see over) + ridan "to ride" (see ride (v.)). Originally literal, of cavalry, etc. Figurative meaning "to set aside arrogantly" is from 1827. The mechanical sense "to suspend automatic operation" is attested from 1946. As a noun in this sense from 1946. Related: Overrode; overriding; overridden.