Definition of Overwhelmingly

1. Adverb. Incapable of being resisted. "The candy looked overwhelmingly desirable to the dieting man"




Definition of Overwhelmingly

1. Adverb. In an overwhelming manner; very greatly or intensely. ¹

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Definition of Overwhelmingly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overwhelmingly

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overwhelmingly (current term)
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Literary usage of Overwhelmingly

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1. The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography: Being the History of the by James Terry White (1910)
"In 1887 he was a candidate for state senator, and though his county was overwhelmingly Democratic, he was elected to that office and served during 1889-90, ..."

2. Narrative and Critical History of America by Justin Winsor (1889)
"It seemed as if the accumulations of misfortune had been visited more overwhelmingly and in all forms of ill upon them than upon any other severely tried ..."

3. War of the Rebellion; Or, Scylla and Charybdis: Consisting of Observations by Henry Stuart Foote (1866)
"... replete with national Sentiment, which attracts to him the Support of the American Party, and his Administration grows overwhelmingly popular. ..."

4. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1864)
"... and our dependent Territories, by the savage tomahawk and butcher knife. und they are overwhelmingly in the majority —are in favor of an increase of the ..."

5. War of the Rebellion; Or, Scylla and Charybdis by Henry Stuart Foote (1866)
"... replete with national Sentiment, which attracts to him the Support of the American Party, and his Administration grows overwhelmingly popular. ..."

6. The Land of Sunshine by Charles Fletcher Lummis (1896)
"There are three of these domes, as wonderfully accurate as they are overwhelmingly huge ; with symmetrical flying buttresses that seem to uphold the mighty ..."

7. Folkways: A Study of the Sociological Importance of Usages, Manners, Customs by William Graham Sumner (1906)
"... because it was confirmed by antiquity, the authority of whose opinions was overwhelmingly suggested by all the faiths and prejudices of the time.1 25. ..."

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