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Definitions for overwhelming
ˌoʊ vərˈʰwɛl mɪŋ, -ˈwɛl-over·whelm·ing
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word overwhelming.
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 overwhelming and vast majority of law enforcement officers in this country are just trying to do their jobs, it is troubling that there are groups and rhetoric out there now that is encouraging people to demonize law enforcement, to target law enforcement or in some cases, quite frankly, to misrepresent what law enforcement is trying to do.
Herschel Walker is down but not out of the race for Senate. However, incumbent Sen. Raphael Warnock rides the overwhelming support of African Americans and wins big on favorability, the catchall polling measurement for everything from character to potential job performance.
The court weighed that and still granted the application, there was a bias, but the evidence was so overwhelming, the application was granted anyway.
Pennsylvania is perhaps the most coveted state on the 2020 electoral map, layer in all the procedural issues -- which are significant, ongoing, and complex -- and you create this dynamic that is overwhelming in many ways to voters. People are concerned about their votes being counted.
The overwhelming lack of political commitment and financial resources, plain old sexism and misogyny, along with increasing religious fundamentalisms have affected the quality of the agreements produced by governments within the U.N. and at other levels.
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- को रोकेHindi
- kewalahan, luar biasaIndonesian
- ошеломля́ющий, подавля́ющий, подавляющийRussian
- baskın, çok büyük, eziciTurkish
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