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[ UK /ˌə‍ʊvəbˈæləns/ ]
  1. cause to be off balance
    It is not desirable to overbalance the budget
  2. weigh more heavily
    these considerations outweigh our wishes
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How To Use overbalance In A Sentence

  • Suddenly the beam was withdrawn and Cecil, who had been straining against it, overbalanced and fell flat on his face onto the now icy cold carpeting.
  • Hyde shifted his weight and felt himself teeter forward, beginning to overbalance.
  • He attempted to hold the two men apart, but pressing too hard against the truculent individual, overbalanced him and threw him to the floor. CHAPTER 11
  • Leclère kicked out with one foot, but the rope bit into his neck and checked so abruptly as nearly to overbalance him. BÂTARD
  • Oracle has tried to 'thicken' its application layer, moving from raw database to applications servers to fully configured solutions, and this effort has overbalanced its services initiatives. Tim Oren's Due Diligence
  • It is not desirable to overbalance the budget
  • They figured the weight of the stuff overbalanced them and they fell off of places.
  • Panic and fear flashed in his eyes with the understanding that the slightest movement could cause him to overbalance. BETTER THAN THIS
  • I watch as her foot slips from the narrow track and she overbalances backwards, dragged by the weight of her heavy pack.
  • I managed to sit down a little heavily into a canvas director's chair, causing me to overbalance and topple over backward.
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