Definitions for overwhelmingˌoʊ vərˈʰwɛl mɪŋ, -ˈwɛl-

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  1. overpowering, overwhelming(adj)

    so strong as to be irresistible

    "an overpowering need for solitude"; "the temptation to despair may become overwhelming"; "an overwhelming majority"

  2. consuming, overwhelming(adj)

    very intense

    "politics is his consuming passion"; "overwhelming joy"

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  1. overwhelming(Verb)

    Present participle of to overwhelm.

  2. overwhelming(Adjective)

    Overpowering, staggering, or irresistibly strong.

  3. overwhelming(Adjective)

    Very great or intense.

  4. overwhelming(Adjective)

    Extreme.

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  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'overwhelming' in Adjectives Frequency: #814


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