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What is the opposite of overwhelming?

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Adjective
Opposite of overpowering, staggering, or irresistibly strong
“Washington was shocked and amazed that Howe made no effort to attack his weak army.”
Adjective
Opposite of very great in amount, size, intensity or degree
“The food was delicious, but my only gripe is the underwhelming portion sizes.”
Adjective
Opposite of severe or intense, especially in a painful or unpleasant way
“Whenever he tried too hard to recall the sequences, he experienced a dull headache which, though not incapacitating, was unpleasant.”
Adjective
Opposite of to an overwhelming, or broad extent
“He was fortunate that the negative impact of his actions was localized within the community.”
Adjective
Opposite of causing or creating excitement
Adjective
Opposite of causing emotion, excitement, or stimulation in the mind
Adjective
Opposite of inconceivable or mind-boggling
Adjective
Opposite of resulting from, or relating to, an irresistible or overwhelming urge
Adjective
Opposite of very shocking or upsetting
Adjective
Opposite of inflicting harsh and authoritarian treatment
Adjective
Opposite of startling, surprising or shocking in an unexpected way
Adjective
Opposite of incapable of being passed over, surmounted, or overcome
Adjective
Opposite of very great in amount, scale, or intensity
“You really only need a tiny amount of pressure to make the note sound clean.”
Adjective
Opposite of requiring, or involving, great mental or physical effort
“Trekking at altitude is no easy feat, and each woman pushed herself harder than she thought possible.”
Adjective
Opposite of too extreme to bear
Adjective
Opposite of complete and thorough
“It was only a partial victory for the party who had managed to secure several seats on the council.”
Adjective
Opposite of very exciting
“Unlike other nervous stray dogs, this Pomeranian had a relaxed demeanor and was easily approachable.”
Adjective
Opposite of involving or affecting large numbers of people or things
“A lone figure stood at the edge of the bracken, slender and tall, clothed in rough wool layers.”
Adjective
Opposite of unable to be disproved or argued against
Adjective
Opposite of significantly broad in extent
“Those species endemic to a very limited area are often most threatened by the collection of plants from the wild.”
Adjective
Opposite of causing fear, alarm or terror
Adjective
Opposite of severe and difficult to cope with
“Employees continue to praise the positive working environment fostered by the company.”
Noun
Opposite of the action or process of killing or being killed
“Conservation and creation of new forests is one that is well worthy of the attention of this country.”
Noun
Opposite of an instance of invading a country or region in a hostile manner
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to bury or drown beneath a huge mass of something, especially water
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to defeat, conquer, or triumph over completely or comprehensively
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to stun or bewilder, typically by having a strong emotional effect on
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