|Origin:||, past participle of inundare, from unda 'wave'|
to receive so much of something that you cannot easily deal with it all [= swamp]:
After the broadcast, we were inundated with requests for more information.
to cover an area with a large amount of water [= flood]:
The tidal wave inundated vast areas of cropland.
—inundation noun [uncountable and countable]