Example sentences for: overwhelmingly

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

  • (So what if he isn't overwhelmingly presidential?

  • As some readers are aware, the teaching of English to schoolchildren in England has been undergoing great upheaval of late: the National Union of Teachers, the largest in the UK, recently voted overwhelmingly (nine out of ten) to boycott a compulsory English test for 14-year-olds by refusing to mark, administer, or invigilate [proctor] them.

  • The punditocracy splits over the political and substantive fallout, if you will, of the Comprehensive [Nuclear] Test Ban Treaty--which the Senate overwhelmingly defeated last week after President Clinton had begged the GOP to delay the vote.

  • The conservative journalists and other reactionaries who have shoved her story onto the nation's front pages hope not only to cripple the president's ability to control the Republican-led Congress, but weaken his support among women voters, who backed him overwhelmingly for re-election and will be equally instrumental in promoting Al Gore to the Oval Office in 2000.

  • Bush : Sixty-nine percent of the Texans said overwhelmingly, `you're the man!


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