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
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