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overwhelming

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1 overwhelming

So strong as to be irresistible:
— The temptation to despair may become overwhelming.
— An overwhelming majority.

synoniem: overpowering.

Roget 159: strong, mighty, vigorous, forcible, hard, adamantine, stout, robust, sturdy, hardy, powerful, potent, puissant, valid.    ... meer laten zien

Roget 824: excited etc. v.; wrought up, up the qui vive [Fr.], astir, sparkling; in a quiver etc. 821, in a fever, in a ferment, in a blaze, ... meer laten zien

Roget 870: surprised etc. v.; aghast, all agog, breathless, agape; open-mouthed; awestruck, thunderstruck, moonstruck, planet-struck; spellbound; lost in amazement, ... meer laten zien



2 overwhelming

Very strong; urgently felt:
— Overwhelming joy.

synoniem: consuming.


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: absolute, adducible, admissible, agitating, amazing, astonishing, astounding, attestative, attestive, authentic, awe-inspiring, awesome, based on, bewildering, breathtaking, burdensome, certain, charged, circumstantial, cliff-hanging ... meer laten zien.

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