so strong as to be irresistible
"an overpowering need for solitude"; "the temptation to despair may become overwhelming"; "an overwhelming majority"
"politics is his consuming passion"; "overwhelming joy"
Present participle of to overwhelm.
Overpowering, staggering, or irresistibly strong.
Very great or intense.
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Rank popularity for the word 'overwhelming' in Adjectives Frequency: #814
The numerical value of overwhelming in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of overwhelming in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of overwhelming in a Sentence
The changes I've noticed among them -- their self-esteem is quite overwhelming, it is quite exciting to see someone who was just hopeless and now full of life.
I believe Chairman Cummings will institute the process of subpoenaing, chairman Cummings is conferring with other members of House Oversight Committee right now, but so far I believe the overwhelming consensus is we should move forward with a subpoena.
It also echoes some things like 'welfare baby' and things like that that make it sound like what's really going on is some strange people are having too many babies and overwhelming majority culture, i think there's that image that's associated with some of these terms, like talking about people breeding too much.
The court weighed that and still granted the application, there was a bias, but the evidence was so overwhelming, the application was granted anyway.
There are a fair number of RNC members who were discounting his chances of success when we met in January and now see that he’s building a substantial lead and may in fact get to 1,237 before we get to the convention, the New York results were such an overwhelming win.
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- को रोकेHindi
- kewalahan, luar biasaIndonesian
- ошеломля́ющий, подавля́ющий, подавляющийRussian
- ezici, baskın, çok büyükTurkish
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