Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OVER-WHELMED

His stick was seized and wrenched away, he was over-whelmed by numbers.

The manifestation of God's power in this visitation was such that the young men were over-whelmed.

The butler and the maid were leaving the room, which they must have entered when the ceremony first over-whelmed her.

The rest of the Languedocian people had been over-whelmed with calamity, slaughter, and devastation.