overwhelming

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overwhelming

  1. present participle of overwhelm

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overwhelming (comparative more overwhelming, superlative most overwhelming)

  1. Overpowering, staggering, or irresistibly strong.
  2. Very great or intense.
  3. Extreme.

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NounEdit

overwhelming (plural overwhelmings)

  1. A situation of being overwhelmed.
    • 2013, David Ford, Theology: A Very Short Introduction (page 9)
      They have centuries of premodern experience in coping with being overwhelmed in multiple ways—not only by God, but also by other overwhelmings that have always been part of the human condition, such as disease, famine, war []