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inundation

[ in-uhn-dey-shuhn, -uhn- ]
/ ˌɪn ənˈdeɪ ʃən, -ʌn- /
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noun
the condition of being flooded:Researchers are warning that accelerated sea level change threatens hundreds of thousands of coastal homes with inundation.
a flood: Areas shaded in purple on the map may see an inundation of 3 to 12 feet.
the condition or state of being overwhelmed:Angkor Wat, the magnificent temple of the Khmer Empire, faces inundation by tourists and environmental dangers.
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OTHER WORDS FROM inundation

su·per·in·un·da·tion, noun
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