Example sentences for: overwhelming

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

  • The most poignant parts of her books detail the pressures Scarpetta faces as an executive who's responsible for the welfare of her subordinates but under ruthless pressure to deliver results; the impossibility of sorting through overwhelming floods of information and straining for an educated guess; the sadness of a life lived in helicopters and planes rather than in hotels; the inadequacy of colleagues who function like family but aren't.

  • It was a response to the overwhelming public demand for advice.

  • The overwhelming answer was "yes."

  • "The overwhelming majority of the funds that will be raised and spent next year will be in races for senators, congressmen--and the dog catcher."

  • We have listened to scores of overwhelming personal tragedies and astounding acts of heroism and bravery.

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