Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of inundating, or the state of being inundated; an overflow; a flood; a rising and spreading of water over grounds.
  • n. An overspreading of any kind; overflowing or superfluous abundance; a flood; a great influx; as, an inundation of tourists.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of inundating, or the state of being inundated; an overflow; a flood; a rising and spreading of water over grounds.
  • n. An overspreading of any kind; overflowing or superfluous abundance; a flood; a great influx.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of inundating, or the state of being inundated; an overflow of water or other fluid; a flood; a rising and spreading of water over low grounds; hence, an overspreading of any kind; an overflow or superfluous abundance.

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

  • n. an overwhelming number or amount
  • n. the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land

Etymologies

Latin inundatio ("a flood"), form of inundō (English inundate). (Wiktionary)

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