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.

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

  • We're more like Total Quality bosses, and we're just what many new-style CEOs are: overwhelmed by a vast therapeutic mandate to keep control while dispersing power and to ensure not just the health but the happiness, not just the productivity but the loyalty, of our charges.

  • Most are babies and toddlers, and their parents are overwhelmed.

  • Dear Prudence, our new advice columnist, has been overwhelmed by the number of Slate sters seeking her wisdom on a range of matters.


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