Vocab Info

A2 Noun

圧倒(あっとう)

to overwhelm (e.g. an opponent), to overpower, to crush, to defeat completely, to overwhelm (someone with emotion), to move, to impress, to fill with emotion, to intimidate, to frighten, to threaten

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    • Novels Top 2,200

    • Word Type

      Noun

    • 単語の書類

      名詞

    Examples

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      オーロラの(うつく)しさに圧倒(あっとう)されました。

      I was completely overwhelmed by the beauty of the aurora. {to overwhelm (e.g. an opponent), to overpower, to crush, to defeat completely, to overwhelm (someone with emotion), to move, to impress, to fill with emotion, to intimidate, to frighten, to threaten}

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      部長(ぶちょう)という責任(せきにん)(おも)さに圧倒(あっとう)され、(すこ)眩暈(めまい)がしました。

      I was overwhelmed by the weight of responsibility that came with being a department manager, and I felt a bit dizzy. {to overwhelm (e.g. an opponent), to overpower, to crush, to defeat completely, to overwhelm (someone with emotion), to move, to impress, to fill with emotion, to intimidate, to frighten, to threaten}

      • N1

      新人(しんじん)熱意(ねつい)圧倒(あっとう)され、彼女(かのじょ)意見(いけん)採用(さいよう)することにしました。

      Overwhelmed by the enthusiasm of the newcomer, we decided to adopt her opinion. {to overwhelm (e.g. an opponent), to overpower, to crush, to defeat completely, to overwhelm (someone with emotion), to move, to impress, to fill with emotion, to intimidate, to frighten, to threaten}

      • N1

      (てき)(じん)(かず)圧倒(あっとう)され戦意(せんい)喪失(そうしつ)した我々(われわれ)は、仕方(しかた)なく降参(こうさん)することにしたのです。

      Overwhelmed by the number of enemies, we lost our will to fight and had no choice but to surrender. {to overwhelm (e.g. an opponent), to overpower, to crush, to defeat completely, to overwhelm (someone with emotion), to move, to impress, to fill with emotion, to intimidate, to frighten, to threaten}

      • N1

      雄大(ゆうだい)景色(けしき)圧倒(あっとう)され、カメラマンである(ぼく)はしばらくの()ただ景色(けしき)(なが)めていた。

      Overwhelmed by the majestic scenery, I, being a photographer, simply gazed at the landscape for a while. {to overwhelm (e.g. an opponent), to overpower, to crush, to defeat completely, to overwhelm (someone with emotion), to move, to impress, to fill with emotion, to intimidate, to frighten, to threaten}

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