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overwhelming

adverb absolutely, astonishingly, astronomically, comfortably, completely, decisively, distinctly, dramatically, emphatically, immensely, overpoweringly, popularly, radically, strongly
Associated concepts: overwhelmingly approved, overrhelming passing the legislature, overwhelmingly reeected, overwhelmingly supported
See also: compelling, formidable, indomitable, ineffable, invincible, irresistible, lurid, moving, omnipotent, oppressive, powerful, prodigious, remarkable, resounding, strong
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51 percent of employees reporting overwhelming financial stress have taken a loan or hardship withdrawal from their 401(k) plan.
The overwhelming majority of the Scottish people want something done about it.
The false cry for democracy and freedom of these agitators will bring about what an overwhelming majority brought about in countries mentioned above.
The Sacred Trust, at times, entertains and is overwhelming anecdotal.
His difficulties as a child were often so overwhelming he could not see his siblings' distress.
Confronted by the divine commission and our (lack of) response, today's readings all remind us that the essential ingredient is an overwhelming experience of God's presence.
The desire for adventure, to be famous on the big screen (Betty hooks up with a putter-wielding David Fincher-type hotshot director), to know the truth, to become one with another, all merge into a single, overwhelming current of feeling.
With that statement, I realized that my first overwhelming fear was not that I would have conflicted emotions surrounding HRT, but that "experts" would try to convince me to take them.
Honda, for instance, just increased imports of its hybrid gas-electric Insight more than 60 percent because of overwhelming demand.
Despite a recent decline in homicide numbers, the tremendous increase in violence over the last decade has been particularly overwhelming for Washington, DC, and several other major urban centers.
If, as seems likely, the famed historical Romans, whose sculpted bodies and carved heads Gonzaga and Garimberto, among others, collected, had an overwhelming emotional reality for their Cinquecento successors on Italian soil, should not any construction of the sixteenth-century construction of antiquity also tap into its resonances of glamor and romance for collectors?