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Dictionary entry overview: What does overwhelming mean?
• OVERWHELMING (adjective)
The adjective OVERWHELMING has 2 senses:
1. so strong as to be irresistible
2. very intense
Familiarity information: OVERWHELMING used as an adjective is rare.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||overwhelming [BACK TO TOP]|
So strong as to be irresistible
an overpowering need for solitude / the temptation to despair may become overwhelming / an overwhelming majority
|Sense 2||overwhelming [BACK TO TOP]|
politics is his consuming passion / overwhelming joy
intense (in an extreme degree)
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