verb (used with object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM overwhelmun·o·ver·whelmed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for overwhelm
When this lands as a standard feature down the line, it will likely appeal to real-estate photographers and others who shoot in a mixture of indoor and outdoor settings where contrast can overwhelm a camera’s dynamic range.Photoshop will soon use AI to add dramatic skies to your boring photos|Stan Horaczek|September 23, 2020|Popular Science
One example of an immediate problem Meyerriecks says the agency faces is being overwhelmed by the amount of data it collects.CIA’s new tech recruiting pitch: More patents, more profits|Patrick O'Neill|September 21, 2020|MIT Technology Review
We are overwhelmed with data from every quarter, and our capacity to filter fact from fraud is limited.
The low crunch of packed dirt against rubber tire was overwhelmed by the ragged explosions of automatic gunfire.A Belgian Prince, Gorillas, Guerrillas & the Future of the Congo|Nina Strochlic|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When Singh finally showed up at the front door of his home in Amritsar, his family was overwhelmed with relief.As 30-Year Anniversary of Mass Killings in India Arrives, Sikhs Find Safety in USA|Simran Jeet Singh|October 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When you land in Fort Mac, a town of 100,000, you immediately are overwhelmed by the slickness of the brand new airport.
Physicians are overwhelmed because we are in the middle of a collision of powerful unrestrained forces.
One faculty, standing unmoved in the storm of emotions which had overwhelmed him, perceived this.The House of Mystery|William Henry Irwin
I was treated with so much kindness that I was overwhelmed by their generosity.Saragossa|Benito Prez Galds
Cattle standing in the fields were overwhelmed, and their carcasses strewed the tide.History of the Johnstown Flood|Willis Fletcher Johnson
The aristocracy of England are not all of them overwhelmed by the dignity of their "ancient descent."Lancashire Sketches|Edwin Waugh
That poor ladys ardent powers of endurance had been overwhelmed, at last.Hildebrand|Anonymous