Synonyms for overwhelming

Synonyms for (adj) overwhelming

Synonyms: consuming, overwhelming

Definition: very intense

Usage: politics is his consuming passion; overwhelming joy

Similar words: intense

Definition: possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree

Usage: intense heat; intense anxiety; intense desire; intense emotion; the skunk's intense acrid odor; intense pain; enemy fire was intense

Synonyms: overpowering, overwhelming

Definition: so strong as to be irresistible

Usage: an overpowering need for solitude; the temptation to despair may become overwhelming; an overwhelming majority

Similar words: resistless, irresistible

Definition: impossible to resist; overpowering

Usage: irresistible (or resistless) impulses; what happens when an irresistible force meets an immovable object?

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