Example sentences for: overwhelmingly

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

  • Killjoys pointed out that blacks own none of the league's teams, that the stadium failed to sell out, that the crowd was overwhelmingly white (as is usual at baseball games), and that nearly everyone left the game after the 5 th inning ceremony.

  • The 1950s elite was based on blood and, to a much larger extent, looks--things that are totally and overwhelmingly hereditary.

  • Since most blacks attend overwhelmingly black high schools, the result is much closer to that of taking the top 10 percent of each race.

  • We have decided not to be part of the cycle of dependency that has formed between journals and the pharmaceutical industry, an industry that focuses overwhelmingly on the most profitable drugs, thus sidelining many of the world's health problems.

  • In a region inhabited by the Slavonic Sorbs, the population of the city was overwhelmingly German by the 13th century, comprising enterprising merchants hailing from the northern Rhineland, Westphalia, and Lower Saxony, with latecomers from Thuringia and the Harz.


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