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overwhelmed

[ oh-ver-hwelmd, -welmd ]
/ ˌoʊ vərˈʰwɛlmd, -ˈwɛlmd /
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adjective
completely overcome in mind or feeling: She told the overwhelmed and sobbing mother she would take care of all medical expenses.
loaded, filled, or addressed with an excessive amount of anything: Over 100 dogs were transported to other parts of the state from overwhelmed animal shelters on the coast.
overpowered or crushed, as by superior forces: The aim of the coalition's operation was to stop the dictator and his army from attacking already overwhelmed rebel troops.
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OTHER WORDS FROM overwhelmed

un·ov·er·whelmed, adjective
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