1. [ adjective ] covered with water
Synonyms: awash inundated overflowing afloat

"the main deck was afloat (or awash)" "the monsoon left the whole place awash" "a flooded bathroom" "inundated farmlands" "an overflowing tub"

Related terms: full
2. [ adjective ] rendered powerless especially by an excessive amount or profusion of something
Synonyms: overwhelmed overcome overpowered swamped engulfed inundated

"a desk flooded with applications" "felt inundated with work" "too much overcome to notice" "a man engulfed by fear" "swamped by work"

Related terms: powerless
Similar spelling:   floodhead