Word For The Day. "Overwhelmed"

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  overwhelmed  oh-ver-hwelmd, -welmd ]

Synonyms:  swamp, submerge, affected, devastated, etc.



Definition of overwhelmed




         1. completely overcome in mind or feeling:

              She told the overwhelmed and sobbing mother she would take care of all medical expenses.

         2. loaded, filled, or addressed with an excessive amount of anything:

         Over 100 dogs were transported to other parts of the state from overwhelmed animal shelters on the coast.

    3. overpowered or crushed, as by superior forces:

             The aim of the coalition's operation was to stop the dictator and his army from attacking already overwhelmed rebel troops.

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