Overwhelming vs Perplexing - What's the difference?

overwhelming | perplexing | Related terms |

Overwhelming is a related term of perplexing.


As verbs the difference between overwhelming and perplexing

is that overwhelming is present participle of to overwhelm while perplexing is .

As adjectives the difference between overwhelming and perplexing

is that overwhelming is overpowering, staggering, or irresistibly strong while perplexing is confusing or puzzling.

overwhelming

English

Verb

(head)
  • Present participle of to overwhelm .
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Overpowering, staggering, or irresistibly strong.
  • *
  • The vote was taken at once, and it was agreed by an overwhelming majority that rats were comrades.
  • Very great or intense.
  • Extreme.
  • Antonyms

    * underwhelming

    perplexing

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • confusing or puzzling
  • bewildering
  • Verb

    (head)