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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inundate  \In*un"date\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Inundated};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Inundating}.]  [L.  inundatus  p.  p.  of  inundare  to 
  inundate;  pref.  in-  in  +  undare  to  rise  in  waves,  to 
  overflow,  fr  unda  a  wave.  See  {Undulate}.] 
  1.  To  cover  with  a  flood;  to  overflow;  to  deluge;  to  flood; 
  as  the  river  inundated  the  town. 
 
  2.  To  fill  with  an  overflowing  abundance  or  superfluity;  as 
  the  country  was  inundated  with  bills  of  credit. 
 
  Syn:  To  overflow;  deluge;  flood;  overwhelm;  submerge;  drown. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  inundated 
  adj  1:  rendered  powerless  especially  by  an  excessive  amount  or 
  profusion  of  something  "a  desk  flooded  with 
  applications";  "felt  inundated  with  work";  "too  much 
  overcome  to  notice";  "a  man  engulfed  by  fear"; 
  "swamped  by  work"  [syn:  {flooded},  {overcome},  {overpowered}, 
  {overwhelmed},  {swamped},  {engulfed}] 
  2:  covered  with  water;  "the  main  deck  was  afloat  (or  awash)"; 
  "the  monsoon  left  the  whole  place  awash";  "a  flooded 
  bathroom";  "inundated  farmlands";  "an  overflowing  tub" 
  [syn:  {afloat(p)},  {awash(p)},  {flooded},  {overflowing}] 




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