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  • 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


  • 'Overwhelmed' by stranger's kindness
    A homeless man was brought close to tears after a stranger bought him a guitar for busking in central Auckland. Read more on this news related to 'Overwhelmed'
  • 'Overwhelmed' by stanger's kindness
    A homeless man was brought close to tears after a stranger bought him a guitar for busking in central Auckland. Read more on this news related to 'Overwhelmed'
  • Family: Unbearable pressure overwhelmed Tania
    Tania Clarence became overwhelmed by the enormity of caring for her three disabled children, her family has said. Clarence's investment banker husband Gary supported his wife throughout what his solicitor described as "one of the saddest" cases to come before the criminal courts. Read more on this news related to 'Overwhelmed'

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