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 public interest in this information is urgent, enduring and overwhelming.
The overwhelming majority of Americans wholeheartedly support free and fair elections, which are the foundation of our democratic government. Vandalism... will never change that.
Even as archaeologists are making exciting new discoveries about this region – and even as Tribes and the American public speak out in overwhelming support of protecting this precious landscape – Chaco is being threatened by expanding energy development, including recently proposed leasing inside this long-standing buffer zone.
Love can play destructive games; one day overwhelming you with joy and euphoria and the next, destroying your life.
I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
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- को रोकेHindi
- kewalahan, luar biasaIndonesian
- ошеломля́ющий, подавля́ющий, подавляющийRussian
- ezici, baskın, çok büyükTurkish
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