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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overwhelmingly, overpoweringly, irresistiblyadverb

    incapable of being resisted

    "the candy looked overwhelmingly desirable to the dieting man"


  1. overwhelminglyadverb

    In an overwhelming manner; very greatly or intensely.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Overwhelminglyadverb

    In such a manner as to overwhelm.

    Etymology: from overwhelming.

    Men should not tolerate themselves one minute in any known sin, nor impertinently betray their souls to ruin for that which they call light and trivial; which is so indeed in respect of the acquest, but overwhelmingly ponderous in regard of the pernicious consequents. Decay of Piety.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overwhelmingly in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overwhelmingly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of overwhelmingly in a Sentence

  1. Mike Durant:

    I think Mr. Durant has every prerogative to do what he sees is right, but I think when his voters take a step back, they will realize overwhelmingly that Mo is the conservative candidate and that's what they are inclined to support.

  2. Justin Martin:

    We understand the need to protest and the want to speak up by protest, but request that you not protest within the community, this only hurts the overwhelmingly good citizens of this small neighborhood.

  3. John Steven West:

    The facts that are known overwhelmingly show that Mr. Cosby does not have a realistic fear of prosecution, despite the fact that for 16 years his name has been at the forefront of accusations of sexual misconduct, there has been exactly one prosecution.

  4. Anthony Fauci:

    Younger people should be concerned for two reasons. You are not immune or safe from getting seriously ill. Even though when you look at the total numbers, it's overwhelmingly weighted towards the elderly and those with underlying conditions. But the virus isn't a mathematical formula. There are going to be people who are young who are going to wind up getting seriously ill. So protect yourself.

  5. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo:

    New York, the hardest-hit state in the nation with more than 320,000 cases, is allowingactivities to occur in the states marinas and boatyards. On Wednesday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo noted that nearly 1,300 COVID-19 patients that were admitted to hospitals in the last few days were from people out of the workforce and abiding by stay-at-home orders. Overwhelmingly, the people were at home.

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