Example sentences for: overwhelm

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

  • The creation of Lake Nasser as a consequence of the building of the Aswan High Dam caused many social and political concerns, not least because the waters were due to overwhelm a number of important ancient monuments.

  • Don't expect the path forward to be smooth but don't let the obstacles overwhelm you.

  • Whilst dominant mutations overwhelm the ability of cells to survive, recessive mutations result in the absence of protective proteins and make the neuron grow weaker.

  • Smiling readily but somewhat shy about making the first approach, the islanders will often overwhelm you with kindness once contact is made.

  • At one point, the piece quotes a "Bernadine Dohrn, the director of the Children and Family Justice Center at Northwestern University" as saying that high rates of prosecution of juveniles overwhelm the courts, "and when you do this wholesale, you drive kids into the system who don't belong there, and you don't find the kids who aren't in school and are getting into serious trouble.

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