Overwhelmed = a verb (used with object)
Meanings and usage
to overcome completely in mind or feeling: Example: He overwhelmed by remorse.
to overpower or overcome, especially with superior forces; destroy; crush: Example: The Roman troops were overwhelmed by barbarians.
to cover or bury beneath a mass of something, as floodwaters, debris, or an avalanche; submerge: Example: Lava from the erupting Vesuvius volcano, overwhelmed the city of Pompeii.
to load, heap, treat, or address with an overpowering or excessive amount of anything: Example: The spoilt child overwhelmed with presents. The teacher was overwhelmed with questions.
to overthrow. Example: The revolutionaries overwhelmed their enemies.