Thesaurus > Related Words: overwhelm

  Words related to overwhelm

Related / Similar Words: deluge, flood out, overpower, overmaster, submerge, drown, sweep over, whelm, overcome, overtake

 

Definition:
  • charge someone with too many tasks;
  • overcome by superior force;
  • cover completely or make imperceptible; "I was drowned in work"; "The noise drowned out her speech";
  • overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli;

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    See Also: drown out

     

    Hyponyms: steamroller, steamroll, devastate, seize, clutch, get hold of, kill, benight, knock out, stagger, lock

     

    Derivational Morphology: flood, inundation, deluge, torrent

     

     
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