What are some opposite words for deluge?

Antonyms for deluge
ˈdɛl yudʒ, -yuʒ, -udʒ, -uʒ, dɪˈludʒ, -ˈluʒ

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term deluge.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. flood, inundation, deluge, torrent(noun)

    an overwhelming number or amount

    "a flood of requests"; "a torrent of abuse"

    Synonyms:
    waterspout, pelter, soaker, floodlight, cloudburst, rising tide, overflow, violent stream, flood, downpour, alluvion, flowage, inundation, flood tide, flood lamp, photoflood, outpouring, torrent

  2. downpour, cloudburst, deluge, waterspout, torrent, pelter, soaker(noun)

    a heavy rain

    Synonyms:
    waterspout, pelter, alky, lush, cloudburst, souse, boozer, violent stream, flood, downpour, dipsomaniac, alluvion, inundation, alcoholic, soaker, torrent

  3. flood, inundation, deluge, alluvion(verb)

    the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land

    "plains fertilized by annual inundations"

    Synonyms:
    alluvial sediment, waterspout, pelter, soaker, floodlight, cloudburst, rising tide, overflow, alluvial deposit, flood, downpour, alluvion, alluvium, flowage, inundation, flood tide, flood lamp, photoflood, outpouring, torrent

  4. deluge, flood, inundate, swamp(verb)

    fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid

    "the basement was inundated after the storm"; "The images flooded his mind"

    Synonyms:
    submerge, oversupply, swamp, flood out, glut, inundate, overwhelm, flood, drench

  5. overwhelm, deluge, flood out(verb)

    charge someone with too many tasks

    Synonyms:
    overcome, drown, flood out, overpower, swamp, inundate, overwhelm, sweep over, overmaster, whelm, flood, overtake, submerge

  6. inundate, deluge, submerge(verb)

    fill or cover completely, usually with water

    Synonyms:
    flood out, swamp, submerge, inundate, overwhelm, flood, drown, submerse

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. deluge

    Antonyms:
    mist, moisture, dearth, drought, aridity, subsidence, exsiccation

    Synonyms:
    inundation, rush, flood, redundance

Editors Contribution

  1. smattering

    Submitted by anonymous on February 5, 2020  

How to use deluge in a sentence?

  1. Matt Smith:

    China went on a global buying binge, there is just this deluge of crude building up offshore.

  2. Albert Einstein:

    Since that deluge of newspaper articles I have been so flooded with questions, invitations, suggestions, that I keep dreaming I am roasting in Hell, and the mailman is the devil eternally yelling at me, showering me with more bundles of letters at my head because I have not answered the old ones.

  3. Ismail Haniya:

    I say to our people everywhere, be prepared for a human deluge on all of the borders of Palestine, inside the occupied land and outside the occupied land, i say to the (Israeli occupiers) your time is gone.

  4. Horace Mann:

    Education is our only political safety. Outside of this ark all is deluge.

  5. Stephen Innes:

    The deluge of U.S. crude production continues to hold the top-side in check.

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