flooded: Desperate people in the inundated areas prayed for rescue even as the waters kept rising.
overwhelmed by a great volume of something: The first congratulatory email was a high for all of us; then we got another, and another, and by the end of the day we had an inundated inbox.
the simple past tense and past participle of inundate.
- un·in·un·dat·ed, adjective
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How to use inundated in a sentence
Nongovernmental groups have inundated Pennsylvania voters with mail-in ballot applications, making it easy to request ballots — and contributing to the flood of duplicates.Pennsylvania’s Rejection of 372,000 Ballot Applications Bewilders Voters and Strains Election Staff | by Ryan McCarthy and Derek Willis, ProPublica, and Jonathan Lai, The Philadelphia Inquirer | October 16, 2020 | ProPublica
Nefarious actors have been using social media, radio, and local Spanish-language newspapers to inundate voters with unprecedented levels of disinformation and conspiracy theories.“It’s been really, really bad”: How Hispanic voters are being targeted by disinformation | Tate Ryan-Mosley | October 12, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
Simultaneously, local governments were inundated with problems caused by the pandemic and they were struggling to get control.New South Bay Supervisor’s To-Do List: Ensure an Equitable Recovery | Maya Srikrishnan | August 31, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
American citizens are inundated with political messages—on social networks, in their news feeds, through email, text messages, and phone calls.Explainer: What do political databases know about you? | Tate Ryan-Mosley | August 31, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
Publishing sites are inundated every day with websites looking for backlinks.Nine mistakes to avoid when contacting websites for backlinks | Raj Dosanjh | July 29, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
Throughout the afternoon, Rashid was inundated with phone calls and knocks on the door.
The move shocked audiences, who inundated CBS with angry letters.
So why are we continually inundated with images and hate speech perpetuating this harmful lie?
Yet I was hugged, inundated with compliments, and told how strong I was for being on the receiving end.My ‘Kink’ Nightmare: James Franco’s BDSM Porn Documentary ‘Kink’ Only Tells Part of the Story | Aurora Snow | August 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Beginning at a young age, our children are inundated with educational propaganda proclaiming that guns are bad.
Formosa, a large island in the Chinese sea, almost wholly inundated by volcanic agency, during a storm.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
One of the woods of this forest, advancing far into the inundated valley, formed a sort of promontory above the sheet of water.The Seven Cardinal Sins: Envy and Indolence | Eugne Sue
The floor was constantly inundated here by several defective and overworked water-faucets and a leaky trough.
When the tide is high the difference is very great, and were it not for the dikes the people would be inundated.Rollo in Holland | Jacob Abbott
The land was inundated with purses of every shape, size, and substance.