overwhelmingly

overwhelmingly
in an overwhelming manner; very greatly or intensely. extremely.

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  • overwhelmingly — adverb Date: 1667 1. a. to an overwhelming extent < an overwhelmingly powerful army > b. extremely < overwhelmingly mediocre > 2. mostly by far < the workers were overwhelmingly female > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • overwhelmingly — adv. Overwhelmingly is used with these adjectives: ↑composed, ↑concentrated, ↑dominant, ↑favourable, ↑likely, ↑male, ↑negative, ↑popular, ↑positive Overwhelmingly is used with these verbs: ↑approve, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • overwhelmingly — o|ver|whelm|ing|ly [ ,ouvər welmıŋli, ,ouvər hwelmıŋli ] adverb * used for emphasizing the amount or strength of something: Residents voted overwhelmingly in support of the plan. an overwhelmingly popular and successful government …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • overwhelmingly */ — UK [ˌəʊvə(r)ˈwelmɪŋlɪ] / US [ˌoʊvərˈwelmɪŋlɪ] / US [ˌoʊvərˈhwelmɪŋlɪ] adverb used for emphasizing the amount or strength of something Residents voted overwhelmingly in support of the plan. an overwhelmingly popular government …   English dictionary

  • overwhelmingly — adverb incapable of being resisted (Freq. 2) the candy looked overwhelmingly desirable to the dieting man • Syn: ↑overpoweringly, ↑irresistibly • Derived from adjective: ↑irresistible (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Overwhelmingly Large Telescope — Organization European Southern Observatory Wavelength In …   Wikipedia

  • Overwhelmingly Large Telescope — (OWL) war der Arbeitstitel einer Teleskopstudie der Europäischen Südsternwarte (ESO). Nachdem es schon ein Very Large Telescope (engl. für Sehr Großes Teleskop, kurz VLT) gibt und ähnliche Bezeichnungen wie „Extremely Large Telescope“ (Extrem… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Overwhelmingly Large Telescope — (vue d artiste) L Overwhelmingly Large Telescope (abrégé en OLT ou bien OWL, qui signifie « hibou » en anglais), ou en français « télescope extrêmement grand », est un projet de l Observatoire européen austral (ESO) visant à… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Overwhelmingly — Overwhelming O ver*whelm ing, a. Overpowering; irresistible. {O ver*whelm ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • overwhelmingly — See overwhelming. * * * …   Universalium

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