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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.

overwhelming

(ˌəʊvəˈwɛlmɪŋ)
adj
overpowering in effect, number, or force
ˌoverˈwhelmingly adv

o•ver•whelm•ing

(ˌoʊ vərˈʰwɛl mɪŋ, -ˈwɛl-)

adj.
so great as to render resistance or opposition useless; overpowering.
[1565–75]
o`ver•whelm′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.overwhelming - so strong as to be irresistible; "an overpowering need for solitude"; "the temptation to despair may become overwhelming"; "an overwhelming majority"
irresistible, resistless - impossible to resist; overpowering; "irresistible (or resistless) impulses"; "what happens when an irresistible force meets an immovable object?"
2.overwhelming - very intense; "politics is his consuming passion"; "overwhelming joy"
intense - possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree; "intense heat"; "intense anxiety"; "intense desire"; "intense emotion"; "the skunk's intense acrid odor"; "intense pain"; "enemy fire was intense"

overwhelming

adjective
2. vast, huge, massive, enormous, tremendous, immense, very large, astronomic, humongous or humungous (U.S. slang) An overwhelming majority of small businesses fail within the first two years.
vast insignificant, negligible, paltry

overwhelming

adjective
Awesomely or forbiddingly intense:
Translations
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silen
büyükezici

overwhelming

[ˌəʊvəˈwelmɪŋ] ADJ [defeat, victory] → arrollador, aplastante; [success] → arrollador; [majority] → abrumador, aplastante; [heat] → agobiante; [pressure, urge] → irresistible; [desire] → irresistible, imperioso; [emotion] → incontenible
one's overwhelming impression is of heatlo que más impresiona es el calor

overwhelming

[ˌəʊvərˈhwɛlmɪŋ] adj
[victory, defeat] → écrasant(e); [sense, feeling] → écrasant(e); [desire] → irrésistible
an overwhelming sense of powerlessness → un sentiment écrasant d'impuissance
(= predominant)
One's overwhelming impression is of heat → La sensation qui domine tout est la chaleur.
(= very big) an overwhelming majority → une écrasante majorité
an overwhelming majority of people → l'écrasante majorité des gens
An overwhelming majority of people are opposed to this plan → L'écrasante majorité des gens est opposée à ce projet.

overwhelming

adjüberwältigend; desire, powerunwiderstehlich; misfortuneerschütternd; overwhelming evidenceerdrückende Beweise pl; an overwhelming majorityeine überwältigende Mehrheit; they won despite overwhelming oddssie gewannen obwohl ihre Chancen sehr schlecht standen

overwhelming

[ˌəʊvəˈwɛlmɪŋ] adj (victory, majority) → schiacciante; (defeat) → pesante; (pressure, heat, desire, emotion) → intenso/a
one's overwhelming impression is of heat → l'impressione dominante è quella di caldo

overwhelm

(əuvəˈwelm) verb
to defeat or overcome. He was overwhelmed with work/grief.
ˌoverˈwhelming adjective
very great. an overwhelming victory.
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