Etymology
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inundation (n.)

"an overflowing, a flood," early 15c., from Latin inundationem (nominative inundatio) "an overflowing," noun of action from past-participle stem of inundare "to overflow," from in- "onto" (from PIE root *en "in") + undare "to flow," from unda "a wave," from PIE *unda-, nasalized form of root *wed- (1) "water; wet."

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Definitions of inundation

inundation (n.)
the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land;
plains fertilized by annual inundations
Synonyms: flood / deluge / alluvion
inundation (n.)
an overwhelming number or amount;
Synonyms: flood / deluge / torrent
From wordnet.princeton.edu