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Princeton's WordNet

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

    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, deluge, floodlight, cloudburst, rising tide, overflow, alluvial deposit, flood, downpour, alluvion, alluvium, flowage, flood tide, flood lamp, photoflood, outpouring, torrent

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

    an overwhelming number or amount

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inundation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    flood, deluge, overflow, cataclysm

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    flooding, flood

How to pronounce inundation?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#4817flood
#10774torrent
#12140flooding
#12225overflow
#42724deluge
#53663outpouring
#64094inundation
#71185downpour
#82637floodlight
#85487soaker
#89286alluvium
#141923flowage
#144746cloudburst
#225830waterspout

How to use inundation in a sentence?

  1. Saadi:

    A little and a little, collected together, become a great deal; the heap in the barn consists of single grains, and drop and drop makes an inundation.

  2. Zoe Richards:

    Today, the ancient tombs of the royal burial complexes are one of the few parts of the ancient Leluh site that remain intact, much of the historical site is overgrown by the tropical forest and has succumbed to hundreds of years of tropical weather and tidal inundation, and some parts of the site have been dismantled and reused in modern construction.

  3. Scott Morrison:

    This will be heartbreaking to these communities that have been experiencing years of drought only to see that turn into a torrential inundation.

  4. Saadi:

    A little and a little, collected together, becomes a great deal; the heap in the barn consists of single grains, and drop and drop make the inundation.

  5. Tiffany Anderson:

    Weve long suspected processes like shoreline erosion, waves overtopping and inundation would be additional factors for Hawaii, we found out it covers a lot more land ... I wasnt expecting such a large increase due to these other two processes.


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