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synonyms for overwhelmed

  • affected
  • devastated
  • moved
  • overpowered
  • repulsed
  • upset
  • vanquished
  • worsted
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It’s easy to get overwhelmed by too many moving parts, so be patient and give your body the time it needs to absorb a skill before turning to the next one.
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When temperatures rise, however, the vibrio begins reproducing rapidly, overwhelming the protective commensals.
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At first, he and his colleagues called to check on the students who weren’t logging on, but the calls only further overwhelmed their parents and guardians, roughly half of whom are foster parents.
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When this lands as a standard feature down the line, it will likely appeal to real-estate photographers and others who shoot in a mixture of indoor and outdoor settings where contrast can overwhelm a camera’s dynamic range.
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One example of an immediate problem Meyerriecks says the agency faces is being overwhelmed by the amount of data it collects.
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He was sheriff of Paris, 1770, and employed his leisure in objects of benevolence, till the revolution overwhelmed him.
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The door was open, and the woman and the child stood dumbfounded and overwhelmed in a scene of incredible desolation.
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Mrs. Ducksmith, who had sat with overwhelmed head in her hands, started bolt upright, and looked at him like one thunderstruck.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
He didn't understand her but the thrill of what was to come overwhelmed him, and in the next instant he held her in his arms.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
A sharp fight ensued, but the Americans, overwhelmed by the mass, had to retreat to Narvican.
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WORDS RELATED TO OVERWHELMED

  • afflicted
  • altered
  • changed
  • compassionate
  • concerned
  • damaged
  • distressed
  • excited
  • grieved
  • impaired
  • impressed
  • influenced
  • injured
  • overwhelmed
  • overwrought
  • sorry
  • stimulated
  • stirred
  • sympathetic
  • tender
  • touched
  • troubled
  • upset
  • baffled
  • bested
  • circumvented
  • conquered
  • cowed
  • crushed
  • disappointed
  • disheartened
  • frustrated
  • humbled
  • mastered
  • overcome
  • overpowered
  • overthrown
  • overwhelmed
  • routed
  • ruined
  • subjugated
  • surmounted
  • thwarted
  • trounced
  • undone
  • vanquished
  • worsted
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.