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overwhelm

[ˌəuvə'welm] брит. / амер.

гл.

  1. ошеломлять, поражать, потрясать

  2. переполнять, овладевать (о чувствах)

    1. подавлять, сокрушать, разбивать

    2. губить, разорять

  3. книжн. заливать; забрасывать, заваливать прям. и перен.

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overwhelm

[ˌəǔvə'welm]

v

  1. переполнять, охватывать (о чувстве)

  2. одолевать, сокрушать

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And when one is slapped in the face-why then the consciousness of being rubbed into a pulp would positively overwhelm one.
А тут при пощечине-то — да тут так и придавит сознание о том, в какую мазь тебя растерли.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / Notes from the UndergroundДостоевский, Фёдор / Записки из подполья
Записки из подполья
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Наука", 1989
Notes from the Underground
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2008 by Classic House Books
She had to assume a sterner air and overwhelm him with the splendour of her sovereign power to bring him back to the unfinished sentences of his broken prayer.
И тогда она становилась суровее, чем всегда, дабы уничтожить его блеском своего всемогущества и побудить к продолжению прерванной молитвы.
Zola, Emile / Abbe Mouret's TransgressionЗоля, Эмиль / Проступок аббата Муре
Проступок аббата Муре
Золя, Эмиль
Abbe Mouret's Transgression
Zola, Emile
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
What was fitting was not to overwhelm Liza with reproach, but to welcome with joy and congratulation the new feeling that must certainly have sprung up in her.
Именно не давить надо было Лизу укором, а встретить радостью и поздравлением новое прекрасное чувство, которое несомненно должно было в пей зародиться.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / A Raw YouthДостоевский, Фёдор / Подросток
Подросток
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Советская Россия", 1979
A Raw Youth
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
When I burst out so directly about the letter, and suddenly saw his stupid alarm, I immediately felt a desire to overwhelm him by giving him precise details.
Когда я брякнул так прямо о документе и вдруг увидел его глупый испуг, мне вдруг захотелось еще пуще придавить его точностью подробностей.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / A Raw YouthДостоевский, Фёдор / Подросток
Подросток
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Советская Россия", 1979
A Raw Youth
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
He needed the release of battle even more than the hounds, before that which was inside him should overwhelm him.
Разрядка битвы была нужна ему больше, чем Собакам, иначе его загрызет тоска.
Brackett, Leigh / Reavers of SkaithБрэкетт, Ли / Грабители Скэйта
Грабители Скэйта
Брэкетт, Ли
Reavers of Skaith
Brackett, Leigh
© 1976 by Leigh Brackett
They always attacked against a lesser number, counting on their own numbers to overwhelm opposition.
Полые люди нападали превосходящими силами, рассчитывая подавить противника численностью.
Dickson, Gordon / Dragon On The BorderДиксон, Гордон / Дракон на границе
Дракон на границе
Диксон, Гордон
Dragon On The Border
Dickson, Gordon
© 1992 by Gordon R. Dickson
After many «generations", the descendants of universes optimized for producing black holes will thus be so numerous that they will overwhelm the population of the multiverse.
За многие поколения вселенные будут настолько оптимизированы к воспроизводству черных дыр, что заполонят мульти-вселенную.
Greene, Brian / The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate TheoryГрин, Брайан / Элегантная Вселенная. Суперструны, скрытые размерности и поиски окончательной теории
Элегантная Вселенная. Суперструны, скрытые размерности и поиски окончательной теории
Грин, Брайан
© 1999 by Brian R.Greene
© Перевод на русский язык: Едиториал УРСС, 2004
The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory
Greene, Brian
© 1999, 2003 by Brian R. Greene
Twelve days' journey for a woman, twelve nights passed in the open air; it was enough to overwhelm Mrs. Weldon, energetic as she was.
Двенадцать дней странствований по тропическому лесу, двенадцать ночей, проведенных под открытым небом, – этого было достаточно, чтобы подорвать силы даже такой энергичной женщины, как миссис Уэлдон.
Verne, Jules / Dick Sand, or A Captain at FifteenВерн, Жюль / Пятнадцатилетний капитан
Пятнадцатилетний капитан
Верн, Жюль
© Художественная литература, 1954
Dick Sand, or A Captain at Fifteen
Verne, Jules
© 2006 Biblio Bazaar
It may be this Bloody Boots will overwhelm us; the same way the men-at-arms would have done, if Secoh hadn’t changed himself back into a dragon.”
Возможно, этот Кровавые Сапоги осилит нас, точно так же, как это сделали бы латники, если бы Секох не превратился обратно в дракона.
Dickson, Gordon / Dragon at WarДиксон, Гордон / Дракон на войне
Дракон на войне
Диксон, Гордон
Dragon at War
Dickson, Gordon
When he wanted to overwhelm his opponent completely, he said: 'All that is nothing but words.'
Когда же он хотел окончательно сразить противника, он говорил: "Все это одни фразы".
Turgenev, I.S. / On the eveТургенев, И.С. / Накануне
Накануне
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1976
On the eve
Turgenev, I.S.
© 1st World Library, 2008
If so, overwhelm him with your mercy!
Если так, то подавите его вашим милосердием!
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
So, since attempts were being made to humiliate her, she wanted to hold her head even higher than usual, and to overwhelm them all with the beauty and taste of her toilette. "Let them shout and whistle, if they dare!"
И вот ей именно захотелось теперь еще больше поднять пред ними голову, затмить всех вкусом и богатством своего наряда, - "пусть же кричат, пусть свистят, если осмелятся!".
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / IdiotДостоевский, Фёдор / Идиот
Идиот
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1971
Idiot
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2004 by Fine Creative Media, Inc.
Hilda said, "Don't let these visions overwhelm you."
— Не позволяйте этим видениям захватить ваше изображение, — сказала Хильда.
Feist, Raymond / Krondor:Tear of the GodsФэйст, Раймонд / Слеза богов Крондора
Слеза богов Крондора
Фэйст, Раймонд
Krondor:Tear of the Gods
Feist, Raymond
© 2000 by Raymond E. Feist
He smiled. "If you can still feel shame, it shall overwhelm you ere I have done. For you shall hear me out.
— Если вы еще не забыли, что такое стыд, — усмехнулся Сакр аль-Бар, — то он сокрушит вас прежде, чем я закончу, ибо вам придется выслушать меня.
Sabatini, Rafael / The Sea-HawkСабатини, Рафаэль / Морской ястреб
Морской ястреб
Сабатини, Рафаэль
© Тихонов Н Н., наследники, 2008
© ООО "Издательский дом «Вече», 2008
The Sea-Hawk
Sabatini, Rafael
© 2007 BiblioBazaar
A whiplash of searing fire ripped into his chest as he turned. His flashlight beam dimmed to a flicker as the pain blackened his field of vision, threatening to overwhelm him.
Его грудь пронизала жгучая боль, от которой в глазах почернело, а свет фонаря на несколько секунд превратился в мерцающий огонек свечи.
Rollins, James / SubterraneanРоллинс, Джеймс / Пещера
Пещера
Роллинс, Джеймс
© 1999 by Jim Czajkowski
© А. Новиков, перевод, 2008
© ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", издание на русском языке, 2008
Subterranean
Rollins, James
© 1999 by Jim Czajkowski

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ˌəuvə'welmVerbошеломлять; поражать; потрясатьExamples

He overwhelmed us with his hospitality. — Он просто ошеломил нас своим гостеприимством.

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Collocations

of overwhelming size
подавляющей величины
overwhelming evidence
окончательное доказательство
overwhelming evidence
подавляющее
overwhelming evidence
решающее
overwhelming majority
абсолютное большинство
overwhelming majority
подавляющее
overwhelming majority
подавляющее большинство
overwhelming pressure
сокрушительный натиск
overwhelming sepsis
генерализованный сепсис
overwhelming controls
заорганизованность
be overwhelmed
тонуть
overwhelming mass
подавляющее численное превосходство
the overwhelming majority of
преобладающее большинство

Word forms

overwhelm

verb
Basic forms
Pastoverwhelmed
Imperativeoverwhelm
Present Participle (Participle I)overwhelming
Past Participle (Participle II)overwhelmed
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I overwhelmwe overwhelm
you overwhelmyou overwhelm
he/she/it overwhelmsthey overwhelm
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am overwhelmingwe are overwhelming
you are overwhelmingyou are overwhelming
he/she/it is overwhelmingthey are overwhelming
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have overwhelmedwe have overwhelmed
you have overwhelmedyou have overwhelmed
he/she/it has overwhelmedthey have overwhelmed
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been overwhelmingwe have been overwhelming
you have been overwhelmingyou have been overwhelming
he/she/it has been overwhelmingthey have been overwhelming
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I overwhelmedwe overwhelmed
you overwhelmedyou overwhelmed
he/she/it overwhelmedthey overwhelmed
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was overwhelmingwe were overwhelming
you were overwhelmingyou were overwhelming
he/she/it was overwhelmingthey were overwhelming
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had overwhelmedwe had overwhelmed
you had overwhelmedyou had overwhelmed
he/she/it had overwhelmedthey had overwhelmed
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been overwhelmingwe had been overwhelming
you had been overwhelmingyou had been overwhelming
he/she/it had been overwhelmingthey had been overwhelming
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will overwhelmwe shall/will overwhelm
you will overwhelmyou will overwhelm
he/she/it will overwhelmthey will overwhelm
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be overwhelmingwe shall/will be overwhelming
you will be overwhelmingyou will be overwhelming
he/she/it will be overwhelmingthey will be overwhelming
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have overwhelmedwe shall/will have overwhelmed
you will have overwhelmedyou will have overwhelmed
he/she/it will have overwhelmedthey will have overwhelmed
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been overwhelmingwe shall/will have been overwhelming
you will have been overwhelmingyou will have been overwhelming
he/she/it will have been overwhelmingthey will have been overwhelming
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would overwhelmwe should/would overwhelm
you would overwhelmyou would overwhelm
he/she/it would overwhelmthey would overwhelm
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be overwhelmingwe should/would be overwhelming
you would be overwhelmingyou would be overwhelming
he/she/it would be overwhelmingthey would be overwhelming
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have overwhelmedwe should/would have overwhelmed
you would have overwhelmedyou would have overwhelmed
he/she/it would have overwhelmedthey would have overwhelmed
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been overwhelmingwe should/would have been overwhelming
you would have been overwhelmingyou would have been overwhelming
he/she/it would have been overwhelmingthey would have been overwhelming
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am overwhelmedwe are overwhelmed
you are overwhelmedyou are overwhelmed
he/she/it is overwhelmedthey are overwhelmed
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being overwhelmedwe are being overwhelmed
you are being overwhelmedyou are being overwhelmed
he/she/it is being overwhelmedthey are being overwhelmed
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been overwhelmedwe have been overwhelmed
you have been overwhelmedyou have been overwhelmed
he/she/it has been overwhelmedthey have been overwhelmed
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was overwhelmedwe were overwhelmed
you were overwhelmedyou were overwhelmed
he/she/it was overwhelmedthey were overwhelmed
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being overwhelmedwe were being overwhelmed
you were being overwhelmedyou were being overwhelmed
he/she/it was being overwhelmedthey were being overwhelmed
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been overwhelmedwe had been overwhelmed
you had been overwhelmedyou had been overwhelmed
he/she/it had been overwhelmedthey had been overwhelmed
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be overwhelmedwe shall/will be overwhelmed
you will be overwhelmedyou will be overwhelmed
he/she/it will be overwhelmedthey will be overwhelmed
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been overwhelmedwe shall/will have been overwhelmed
you will have been overwhelmedyou will have been overwhelmed
he/she/it will have been overwhelmedthey will have been overwhelmed