verb (used with object), in·un·dat·ed, in·un·dat·ing.
Origin of inundate
Examples from the Web for inundated
Throughout the afternoon, Rashid was inundated with phone calls and knocks on the door.
The move shocked audiences, who inundated CBS with angry letters.
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|DAILY BEAST
Beginning at a young age, our children are inundated with educational propaganda proclaiming that guns are bad.
The medical crews are inundated by the volume of need, with everything from emergency C-sections to regular lacerations.Relief Workers Report on Conditions in the Philippines|Peter Meijer|November 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The dazzling sun of June inundated this terrible thing with light.
Here there were very few cultivated fields to be inundated and a very small number of people to be dislodged.The Treasury of Ancient Egypt|Arthur E. P. B. Weigall
I imagine that these ant-hills were formed during a remarkably wet season, when, possibly, the forest-clad plain was inundated.How I Found Livingstone|Henry M. Stanley
Each one of these mysterious lines shone before her eyes and inundated her heart with a strange radiance.
All of North Dayton, save the extreme uplands, was inundated.
British Dictionary definitions for inundated
Word Origin for inundate
Word Origin and History for inundated
1620s, back-formation from inundation, or else from Latin inundatus, past participle of inundare "to overflow, run over" (see inundation). Related: Inundated; inundating.