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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
overwhelming /,ouvə'welmiɳ/
  • tính từ
    • tràn ngập
    • quá mạnh, át hẳn, không chống lại được
      • overwhelming majoprity: đa số trội hơn, đa số át hẳn
Concise Dictionary
+so strong as to be irresistible
+very intense

overwhelms|overwhelmed|overwhelming'əʊvər'hwelm /'əʊvə'wel-
+overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
+charge someone with too many tasks
+cover completely or make imperceptible
+overcome by superior force

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 overpowering, uncontrollable, irresistible, devastating, unendurable, unbearable, crushing, burdensome, formidable:
He had an overwhelming sense of shame for what he had said.
2 awesome, awe-inspiring, stupefying, astounding, astonishing, staggering, bewildering, mind-shattering, prodigious, mind-boggling, Colloq mind-blowing:
When I first went to live in London, I found its sheer size totally overwhelming.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
very great or very strong; so powerful that you cannot resist it or decide how to react: The evidence against him was overwhelming. + The overwhelming majority of those present were in favour of the plan. + an overwhelming sense of loss / relief + She had the almost overwhelming desire to tell him the truth. + You may find it somewhat overwhelming at first. + There was overwhelming support for our policies.
overwhelmingly adverb: They voted overwhelmingly against the proposal.
Collocation Dictionary


be, seem | become


completely, quite | almost
The urge to look was almost overwhelming.
| a little, pretty
All these new experiences were a little overwhelming.
| apparently, seemingly
seemingly overwhelming obstacles

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