- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||able to overpower completely.
They used overwhelming force to overthrow the government.He was voted out of office by an overwhelming majority of the voters.Her anxieties had become overwhelming, and she sought help from her doctor.
- crushing, debilitating, overpowering, stunning
||powerful in effect.
The orchestra gave an overwhelming performance last night and received a tremendous ovation.
- awesome, impressive, striking
- similar words:
- potent, sweeping
||awful, colossal, deep, formidable, heavy, imposing, mighty, powerful, violent