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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. Katie Trexler Kern:

    On the other hand, if a woman wants to breast-feed or wants to try to breast-feed, she should be fully supported. i think because I had twins, they were worried that it might be even more overwhelming to nurse two.

  2. Nancy Pelosi:

    Impeachment is so divisive to the country that unless there's something so compelling and overwhelming and bipartisan, I don't think we should go down that path, because it divides the country, and [Trump's] just not worth it.

  3. Emma Thompson:

    The first time I was nominated, I didn't know anything about the Oscars. That was almost 15 years ago. I just did Oscar week and enjoyed it very much because I was with my mum. Even so, each time it's happened I've come down with some ghastly infection. It is overwhelming for people. It has nothing to do really at all with your performance. It comes down to if you get an Oscar for your film, then the revenue for your film goes up. They mean a great deal. I can't deny it.

  4. Ted Cruz:

    In my view, American boots on the ground should always be the last step, and we need to exercise other steps before that, we have the availability of overwhelming air power, and we have boots on the ground that are ready and eager to fight -- the Peshmerga -- and they lack sufficient tools and equipment to do so.

  5. Marcel Fratzscher:

    Such a strong and overwhelming support for the ECB is surprising and could not have been expected, i expect this recommendation to strengthen the position of the ECB and make a new ECB purchase program of government debt more likely.


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