Don't overwhelm the new hire with too much information on his first day.
Patti was overwhelmed by the sights and sounds of the carnival.
The smell of alcohol overwhelmed me.
If your life is busy or your mind is cluttered it can be easy to feel overwhelmed.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
Although the Jews involved in the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising fought valiantly,
they were ultimately overwhelmed by the Nazis.
The volume of calls overwhelmed the system.
Wii Japan sales overwhelm PS3.
The university's team overwhelmed the league that year.
The Boston Red Sox overwhelmed the Cleveland Indians, 10-3 in ALCS opener.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 3, 4