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Definition of 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.
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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