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Meaning of OVERWHELMING

Pronunciation:  `owvur'welming

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  very intense; "politics is his consuming passion"; "overwhelming joy"
  2. [adj]  so strong as to be irresistible; "an overpowering need for solitude"; "the temptation to despair may become overwhelming"; "an overwhelming majority"
 

OVERWHELMING is a 12 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: consuming, intense, irresistible, overpowering, resistless
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\O`ver*whelm"ing\, a.
Overpowering; irresistible. -- {O`ver*whelm"ing*ly}, adv.

 
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