Tuesday, January 10, 2006


I have just moved and I am staring at boxes. I have more boxes than I have room. I should be unpacking them but I am not; because the boxes

overwhelm me.
tr.v., -whelmed, -whelm·ing, -whelms.

-To defeat completely and decisively: Our team overwhelmed the visitors by 40 points.
-To present with an excessive amount: They overwhelmed us with expensive gifts.

"overwhelm." The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004. Answers.com 10 . 2006. http://www.answers.com/topic/overwhelm