Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of inundate.
  • adj. flooded

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. covered with water

Etymologies

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Examples

  • While these barriers may protect the city from future floods, buildings whose lower levels are already submerged will remain inundated, continuing to rot at their foundations.

    Venice on Stilts

  • According to our author, who foresaw "No Man's Land" between the two opposing forces, "there will be formed a certain zone absolutely impassable in consequence of the terrible fire with which it will be inundated from a short distance from each side."

    Face to Face with Kaiserism

  • Farewell, the future in which a semi-imperial coronet hand gleamed! even that where a cascade of gold coin inundated the new Danae.

    The Son of Clemenceau

  • Almost all the land in the vicinity is excellent and well calculated for cultivation, and several spots which we have visited, would be admirably adapted to the captain's views, but that there is not a sufficient extent unincumbered, or which could be fitted for the purposes of tillage in a space of time short enough to be serviceable; others are at some seasons inundated, which is an insurmountable objection.

    Townsend Chapter 10

  • The union alleged employees were "inundated" with literature, emails and phone calls from Delta urging them to vote against the AFA.

    Delta Flight Attendants Reject Union

  • On February 20, 2000, McCain thundered that the robocalls hitting him -- done by this outfit -- were "hate calls" that had "inundated" him.

    Did McCain Hire Same Firm To Do His Robo-Slime That Targeted Him In 2000?

  • On February 20 of that year, according to Nexis, he called them "hate calls" and complained about being "inundated" by them.

    Flashback: McCain Condemned Robo-Slime In 2000 As "Hate Calls"

  • The current camp owners wrote to say that they'd been "inundated" by emails.

    Robert J. Elisberg: Going Back to Summer Camp

  • Michael Bloomberg said it took five months for his administration to find and hand over photographs from Sarah Palin's 2007 visit to City Hall because, in all likelihood, they were "inundated" with other Freedom of Information Law requests.

    Bloomberg Recalls Palin's 2007 Visit: She 'Really Wasn't Interested in National Politics'

  • It sounds like a good strategy, but Amazon says even its customer reviewers are "inundated" with books.

    Gaining a Wider Audience

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