Overwhelm in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Overwhelm

to overpower in thought or emotion

Examples of Overwhelm in a sentence

A major test, a research project, and three assignments due tomorrow would overwhelm all the students with the amount of time and energy it would take to prepare for all of those tasks.  🔊

Five children under the age of 5 years old would overwhelm any mother with many diaper changes, yelling, screaming, and fighting among the children.  🔊

The news of their mother’s lymphoma and their father’s car accident seemed to overwhelm Karen and her sister which resulted in their hysterical crying.  🔊

“Do not overwhelm me with all of the reasons why you can’t get the work done by tomorrow’s deadline,” the strict boss said to his employer.  🔊

Once the wife returned from her business trip, her dirty messy house seemed to overwhelm her as soon as she walked in the front door.  🔊

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