“World hunger is this overwhelming far away social issue,” Lauren admitted, but her bags offer a tangible way to get involved.
Two years ago, Qiam and I fought ferocious gun battles in these fields, often sustained by overwhelming air- and firepower.
The new partisan disparity is between an overwhelming 80 percent of Republicans and a still solid 65 percent of Democrats.
We might very well inclined to be optimistic about housing unless the evidence is overwhelming that we should not be.
The bad news: Gilt Groupe gets expensive and overwhelming very quickly.
Under which mass of overwhelming proofs of nationality the Amie du Drapeau gave in.
Mr. Gladstone was returned again for Midlothian by an overwhelming majority.
And the weather being what it was, he felt an overwhelming desire to spend the day roaming in the forest of Compigne.
The Mercutians will be back soon in overwhelming force, burning for revenge.
For myself, sure I am, I should at last suffer the overwhelming conviction of having labored in vain.
early 14c., "to turn upside down, to overthrow," from over- + Middle English whelmen "to turn upside down" (see whelm). Meaning "to submerge completely" is mid-15c. Perhaps the connecting notion is a boat, etc., washed over, and overset, by a big wave. Figurative sense of "to bring to ruin" is attested from 1520s. Related: Overwhelmed; overwhelming; overwhelmingly.