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Synonyms for overwhelming
ˌoʊ vərˈʰwɛl mɪŋ, -ˈwɛl-over·whelm·ing

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  1. overwhelmingverb

    Antonyms:
    underwhelming

  2. overwhelmingadjective

    Overpowering, staggering, or irresistibly strong.

    Antonyms:
    underwhelming

  3. overwhelmingadjective

    Antonyms:
    underwhelming

  4. overwhelmingadjective

    Antonyms:
    underwhelming

Princeton's WordNet

  1. overpowering, overwhelmingadjective

    so strong as to be irresistible

    "an overpowering need for solitude"; "the temptation to despair may become overwhelming"; "an overwhelming majority"

    Synonyms:
    consuming, overpowering

    Antonyms:
    mild, resistible

  2. consuming, overwhelmingadjective

    very intense

    "politics is his consuming passion"; "overwhelming joy"

    Synonyms:
    consuming, overpowering

    Antonyms:
    resistible, mild

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. overwhelmingadjective

    Synonyms:
    irresistible, overpowering

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How to use overwhelming in a sentence?

  1. Marsha Blackburn:

    We need to recognize that the global reach of these companies creates overwhelming pressure against free speech, and we need to do a much better job counteracting that pressure.

  2. Benjamin Ginsberg:

    What a campaign needs to do to staff one statewide recount, let alone multiple recounts, is overwhelming, bush v. Gore was one state. We put out a call and hundreds of lawyers, political operatives and many others responded.

  3. Larry Burchfield:

    They have no interest in accepting this (offer), they gave us overwhelming support. They do not want to take the (the offer) to a vote.

  4. Ralph Picardo:

    I am confident in what he said, there is an overwhelming possibility the remains will be found... the chances are getting better with the passage of time.

  5. Robert Collier:

    Very few persons, comparatively, know how to Desire with sufficient intensity. They do not know what it is to feel and manifest that intense, eager, longing, craving, insistent, demanding, ravenous Desire which is akin to the persistent, insistent, ardent, overwhelming desire of the drowning man for a breath of air; of the shipwrecked or desert-lost man for a drink of water; of the famished man for bread and meat

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