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Definition of Overwhelm

Overwhelm

  1. To cover over completely, as by a great wave; to overflow and bury beneath; to ingulf; hence, figuratively, to immerse and bear down; to overpower; to crush; to bury; to oppress, etc., overpoweringly.
  2. To project or impend over threateningly.
  3. To cause to surround, to cover.
  4. The act of overwhelming.

Overwhelm Quotations

Do your little bit of good where you are; its those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Desmond Tutu

Emile Zola Quote
If I cannot overwhelm with my quality, I will overwhelm with my quantity.
Emile Zola

I don't think that you can let the storms of life overwhelm you. When you do that, you are no better than the craziness that caused you to be under attack.
T. D. Jakes

A child who is protected from all controversial ideas is as vulnerable as a child who is protected from every germ. The infection, when it comes- and it will come- may overwhelm the system, be it the immune system or the belief system.
Jane Smiley

Instead of being critical of people in authority over you and envious of their position, be happy you're not responsible for everything they have to do. Instead of piling on complaints, thank them for what they do. Overwhelm them with encouragement and appreciation!
Joyce Meyer
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Overwhelm Translations

overwhelm in Dutch is bedelven, overstelpen, verpletteren
overwhelm in Latin is opprimo oppressi oppressum
overwhelm in Portuguese is oprima

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