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Overwhelmed Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • rendered powerless especially by an excessive amount or profusion of something; "a desk flooded with applications"; "felt inundated with work"; "too much overcome to notice"; "a man engulfed by fear"; "swamped by work"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Overwhelmed'

  • Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God: Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God is a 2008 New York Times bestselling Christian book written by Francis Chan and published by David C Cook
  • Overwhelmed and Annoyed Citizens (Spain): The Overwhelmed and Annoyed Citizens (Spanish: Ciudadanos Agobiados y Cabreados) is an extraparliamentary Spanish political party. They are principally

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'Overwhelmed' example sentence in quotations

* Many brave men lived before Agamemnon but all are overwhelmed in eternal night, unwept, unknown, because they lack a sacred poet. - Horace

* How Kennedy knew the precise drop in milk consumption in 1960, the percentage rise in textile imports from 1957 to 1960 and the number of speeches cleared by the Defense Department is not quite clear, but anyway, he did. He either overwhelmed you with decimal points or disarmed you with a smile and a wisecrack. - James Barrett Scotty Reston

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Overwhelmed Sample Sentences in News

  • Men's Basketball vs. Clemson
    Despite a strong second half, the NC State men's basketball team was overwhelmed by Clemson at PNC Arena Jan. 28, losing 68-57. Freshman forward Abdul-Malik Abu recorded his first double-double, dropping 15 points and pulling down 12 rebounds. Read more on this news related to 'Overwhelmed'
  • Immigrants see court dates cancelled as Justice Department is overwhelmed with cases
    Immigrants fighting deportation or seeking green cards have had their court dates cancelled; they've been issued dates in 2019, but officials say those are placeholder dates as new cases take priority. Read more on this news related to 'Overwhelmed'
  • Amitabh Bachchan says he is overwhelmed by Padma Vibhushan award
    Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan said he is 'humbled and overwhelmed' after been chosen for the Padma Vibhushan award, the second highest civilian honour of India. Read more on this news related to 'Overwhelmed'

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