Example sentences for: overwhelmed

How can you use “overwhelmed” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Severely disturbed children were like prisoners, he proposed, echoing his earlier article; they were immured in "mortal anxiety" and overwhelmed by hostile circumstances, above all by their rejecting mothers.

  • More recently, the overwhelmed native Hawaiian culture underwent a renewal as well.

  • The 911 emergency call system was overwhelmed.

  • By 9:35, the West Street lobby level of the SouthTower was becoming overwhelmed by injured people who had descended to the lobby but were having difficulty going on.

  • It sounds as though your sister is overwhelmed by the responsibilities and obligations of raising young children ...


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