Example sentences for: overwhelming

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

  • In semi-free elections, Solidarity was the overwhelming victor, and the Communist regime collapsed.

  • In an editorial, the Star noted that police in the British city of Leeds had sent Christmas cards to convicted thieves warning them they were being kept under surveillance but said this couldn't happen in South Africa because "the overwhelming number of those qualified to receive such cards would make the cost prohibitive."

  • Sales figures are not overwhelming, but analysts think shoppers now hold off on buying until right before Christmas.

  • In most cases, overwhelming evidence is too much to ask for, because evidence can be hard to collect and hard to interpret.

  • Its real name is despair, that central human emotion in the face of overwhelming odds of which tragedy is made.


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