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overwhelm 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˌōvərˈ(h)welm/,
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overwhelms, 3rd person singular present; overwhelming, present participle; overwhelmed, past tense; overwhelmed, past participle;
  1. Bury or drown beneath a huge mass
    • - the water flowed through to overwhelm the whole dam and the village beneath
  2. Defeat completely
    • - his teams overwhelmed their opponents
  3. Give too much of a thing to (someone); inundate
    • - they were overwhelmed by farewell messages
  4. Have a strong emotional effect on
    • - I was overwhelmed with guilt
  5. Be too strong for; overpower
    • - the wine doesn't overwhelm the flavor of the trout

  1. overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
  2. charge someone with too many tasks
  3. submerge: cover completely or make imperceptible; "I was drowned in work"; "The noise drowned out her speech"
  4. overpower: overcome by superior force
  5. Overwhelmed is the fourth album in the Worship series of Christian Contemporary music by Hillsong Church.
  6. To engulf, surge-over and submerge; To overpower, crush; To overpower emotionally
  7. (Overwhelmed) feeling as though there is too much to do or remember
  8. (Overwhelmed) Capsized or foundered.
  9. Old English for capsize or founder.
  10. A major piece (usually an elephant) is said to be overwhelmed if a group of weaker enemy pieces work together such that it is not able to trap any of them.