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overwhelming

剑雅词频:4次
over在…上
whelm
ing形容词
被淹没→压倒性的,无法抗拒的

[ˌəʊvəˈwɛlmɪŋ]


【释义】

基本释义 adj. 压倒性的

【变形】

比较级:more overwhelming    最高比较级:most overwhelming    

adj. 巨大的,压倒性的,无法抗拒的

【语块】

overwhelming majority

【剑雅例句】

1. The physical stamina required for thissport is intense but the psychological demands are even more overwhelming.(剑雅10-TEST4)

这项运动对体能要求极高,但是心理要求更是压倒性的。

2. It seems that most large industries are trying to repeat their own successes, and manage the knowledge they've acquired - but even so it has been shown that the overwhelming majority of attempts fail.(剑雅8-TEST3)

看来,大多数大行业都在试图复制自己的成功,管理他们所获得的知识,但即使如此,绝大多数的尝试已经表明这样做很容易失败。

3. The overwhelming consensus was that virtually all the teacher-subjects would refuse to obey the experimenter.(剑雅5-TEST1)

一边倒的意见是,他们认为全部的老师都不会听从实验者的指令。