Definition of overwhelmingly in English:

overwhelmingly

adverb

  • To a very great degree or with a great majority.

    ‘the country voted overwhelmingly for independence’
    as submodifier ‘the reaction has been overwhelmingly positive’
    • ‘In fact, the perspectives are overwhelmingly critical; any implication otherwise is preposterous.’
    • ‘Versions of the bill had already overwhelmingly passed both houses of Congress.’
    • ‘Opinion among farmers and the public is overwhelmingly opposed to the introduction of GM seeds.’
    • ‘Government departments offered their workers terrible pay offers last year, which were overwhelmingly rejected.’
    • ‘The cultural benefits are, however, overwhelmingly heartening.’
    • ‘And so far, the main beneficiaries (and overwhelmingly so) are women.’
    • ‘Voters in Lafayette, Louisiana, overwhelmingly approved a plan for a city-owned fiber optic network.’
    • ‘Respondents overwhelmingly preferred face-to-face interaction with the professor followed by email contact.’
    • ‘In the latter period, forecasts have been overwhelmingly too pessimistic.’
    • ‘He had undertaken a Titanic revolt against an overwhelmingly strong opponent.’

Pronunciation

overwhelmingly

/əʊvəˈwɛlmɪŋli/