Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Overarching"

The meaning of "Overarching" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa overarching?
A: The big picture or the main theme of something.
Q: O que significa overarching ?
A: It means "main"... for example, "The overarching theme of the book was the issue of slavery in America."

Synonyms of "Overarching" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre overarching e comprehensive ?

Overarching – large, broad, general.

Comprehensive – detailed, complex, exact

– I have an overarching feeling that everybody is going to arrive to the party late.

– My comprehensive knowledge of these people and their movements leads me to believe that everyone will arrive late to the party.

Q: Qual é a diferença entre overarching e important ?
A: Overarching: represents everything
The overarching theme in this poem is love.
The most important symbol in this poem is the water.
The important thing in life is to always continue.

Overarching is not the same thing as important, and not necessarily formal

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