overwhelming

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overwhelming

  1. Present participle of to overwhelm.

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overwhelming (comparative more overwhelming, superlative most overwhelming)

  1. Overpowering, staggering, or irresistibly strong.
    • 1945, George Orwell, Animal Farm, chapter 1
      The vote was taken at once, and it was agreed by an overwhelming majority that rats were comrades.
  2. Very great or intense.
  3. Extreme.

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