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Definitions for overwhelming
ˌoʊ vərˈʰwɛl mɪŋ, -ˈwɛl-over·whelm·ing

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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

How to pronounce overwhelming?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say overwhelming in sign language?

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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

Examples of overwhelming in a Sentence

  1. David Daleiden:

    If Planned Parenthood really wants to disprove the now-overwhelming body of evidence that their affiliates traffick in baby body parts, they should release their fetal tissue contracts with the for-profit company StemExpress for law enforcement, Congress, and all the world to see.

  2. Maxim Behar:

    While the death of the press release could be construed as more symbolic, the death of the press conference has actually been even more evident and overwhelming for the PR industry in the social media revolution era.

  3. Justin Forsyth:

    This one summit is not going to be able to galvanize a level of political will to deal with what we're all facing, which is really overwhelming.

  4. Larry Burchfield:

    They have no interest in accepting this (offer), they gave us overwhelming support. They do not want to take the (the offer) to a vote.

  5. Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter:

    The public interest in this information is urgent, enduring and overwhelming.

Images & Illustrations of overwhelming

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