Definitions for overwhelmingˌoʊ vərˈʰwɛl mɪŋ, -ˈwɛl-

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word overwhelming

Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  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.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overwhelming in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overwhelming in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Martin Dempsey:

    The numbers are overwhelming.

  2. Cynthia Roseberry:

    The response was overwhelming.

  3. Martin Dempsey:

    Yeah, I do, the numbers are overwhelming.

  4. John Taylor:

    We expect an overwhelming majority in favor of strike action.

  5. Tom Faust:

    We don't think this is an overwhelming task for broker-dealers.

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