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.
Sadness threatened to overwhelm him.You don't want to overwhelm young children with complicated puzzles.Ed Hardy shoes are already pretty busy, so don't overwhelm your outfit.Sometimes they overwhelm me, and I kinda go crazy.