overwhelmingly


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o·ver·whelm·ing

 (ō′vər-wĕl′mĭng, -hwĕl′-)
adj.
Overpowering in effect or strength: overwhelming joy; an overwhelming majority.

o′ver·whelm′ing·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.overwhelmingly - incapable of being resisted; "the candy looked overwhelmingly desirable to the dieting man"
Translations

overwhelmingly

[ˌəʊvəˈwelmɪŋlɪ] ADV they voted overwhelmingly for Blakeuna mayoría aplastante or arrolladora votó por Blake, la inmensa mayoría votó por Blake
the proposal was overwhelmingly defeatedla propuesta fue rechazada por una mayoría abrumadora or aplastante
the legal profession is overwhelmingly maleen la abogacía la inmensa mayoría son hombres

overwhelmingly

[ˌəʊvərˈhwɛlmɪŋli] adv
[vote, reject] → en masse
(= very largely) [hostile, positive, negative] → très largement; [opposed] → à une écrasante majorité
The residents were overwhelmingly opposed to the idea → Les résidents dans leur écrasante majorité étaient opposés à cette idée.

overwhelmingly

adv
(= extremely) he was quite overwhelmingly friendlyer war umwerfend freundlich; he began to feel overwhelmingly anxiouser begann, sich unwahrscheinlich ängstlich zu fühlen
(= predominantly) approve, reject, supportmit überwältigender Mehrheit; white, positivegrößtenteils; they voted overwhelmingly for itsie haben mit überwältigender Mehrheit dafür gestimmt

overwhelmingly

[ˌəʊvəˈwɛlmɪŋlɪ] adv (win) → in modo schiacciante; (defeat) → pesantemente; (vote) → in massa
References in classic literature ?
Appearances were, and always must be, overwhelmingly against him.
The loud gallery was overwhelmingly with the unfortunate and the oppressed.
I am ever willing to stand and fight when the odds are not too overwhelmingly against me, but in this instance I perceived neither glory nor profit in pitting my relatively puny strength against the iron muscles and brutal ferocity of this enraged denizen of an unknown world; in fact, the only outcome of such an encounter, so far as I might be concerned, seemed sudden death.
And Michael, by the dim glows of the pipe surveying the scene of the two old men, one squatted in the dark, the other standing, knew naught of the tragedy of age, and was only aware, and overwhelmingly aware, of the immense likableness of this two- legged white god, who, with fingers of magic, through ear-roots and tail-roots and spinal column, had won to the heart of him.
It had come upon him overwhelmingly that he needed tobacco.
What if in this interval the race had lost its manliness and had developed into something inhuman, unsympathetic, and overwhelmingly powerful?
Sold that watercolour of the obelisk to a man from Peoria," he announced overwhelmingly.
That's a `label' on my `sect'," answered Laurie, quoting Amy, as he went to partake of humble pie dutifully with his grandfather, who was quite saintly in temper and overwhelmingly respectful in manner all the rest of the day.
Wolf Larsen asked, a peculiar softness in his voice, as though he were overwhelmingly curious to hear the unspoken word.
She desired overwhelmingly that he should win, that he should not be hurt, that he should sweep triumphantly over Albert Parsons as he had swept over Ted Pringle.
This argument which was not only sagacious but true, overwhelmingly true, unanswerably true, seemed to surprise her.
The blood rushed back into her face--rushed overwhelmingly, as the sense rushed upon her mind that her own words had betrayed her.