What does overwhelming mean?

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

Here are all the 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

How to pronounce overwhelming?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

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. Martin Dempsey:

    The numbers are overwhelming.

  2. Cynthia Roseberry:

    The response was overwhelming.

  3. Martin Dempsey:

    Yeah, I do, the numbers are overwhelming.

  4. Rob Gifford:

    The overwhelming majority is member money.

  5. Greta Thunberg:

    This is very overwhelming, see you next week.

Images & Illustrations of overwhelming

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