overwhelm in Japanese and example sentences

overwhelm in Japanese

Pronunciation
(動) 圧倒する; 打ち勝つ; 打ちのめす; 覆う

Example Sentences

A poll shows that an overwhelming majority is in favor of the legislation.
世論調査の結果から、圧倒的多数の人がその法律を支持していることがわかる。
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An overwhelming majority voted to abolish the brutal punishment.
圧倒的多数がその残酷な刑罰を廃止することに票を投じた。
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He resolutely pushed forward from the start, overwhelming and pushing out his off-balance opponent.
初めから果敢に前へ出て圧倒し、体勢を崩した相手を押し出した。
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He was overwhelmed by the intensity of her love.
彼は彼女の愛情の強さに圧倒された。
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She was overwhelmed by the sad news.
彼女はその悲しい知らせに打ちのめされた。
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The bill was passed by an overwhelming majority.
議案は圧倒的多数で可決された。
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The stench of rotting flesh overwhelmed us as we entered the room.
私たちは部屋に入るなり、腐っている肉の匂いが圧倒した。
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We overwhelmed the many enemies.
我々はたくさんの敵をやっつけた。
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Your kindness overwhelms me.
ご親切に恐縮しております。
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An overwhelming part of our behavior is learned.
私たちの行動の圧倒的な部分は学んで身についたものだ。
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Dreams flew out of that box when it was opened: dreams of secrets written in disappearing ink and of overwhelming odors.
箱を開けると、様々な夢が中から飛び出した。見えなくなるインクで書かれた秘密とか、ものすごい臭いといったものについての夢が飛び出したのだった。
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Mom-and-pop bakeries were overwhelmed by supermarkets.
零細なパン屋はスーパーマーケットに圧倒された。
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More and more people these days are getting overwhelmed by housing loans.
最近は、ローン地獄で破産する人が増えている。
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The flood overwhelmed the village.
洪水がその村を飲み込んでしまった。
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They were attacking against overwhelming odds.
彼らは圧倒的に優勢な敵と戦っていた。
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Synonyms for overwhelm
1. drown: overflow, bury, submerge, deluge, cover, waste, inundate
2. defeat: rout, crush, overthrow, knock over, prostrate, overcome
3. puzzle: bewilder, confound, confuse, surprise
Verb forms for overwhelm
Present participle: overwhelming
Present: overwhelm (3.person: overwhelms)
Past: overwhelmed
Future: will overwhelm
Present conditional: would overwhelm
Present Perfect: have overwhelmed (3.person: has overwhelmed)
Past Perfect: had overwhelmed
Future Perfect: will have overwhelmed
Past conditional: would have overwhelmed