Adjective for something coming in from all directions and corners.

[adjective] influx of people.

[adjective] pressure overwhelmed him.

  • Would either "360-degree" or "full-circumference" work?
    – cobaltduck
    Jan 12, 2016 at 15:18
  • I'd suggest omnidirectional but it tends to be associated more with electronic signals....
    – BiscuitBoy
    Jan 12, 2016 at 15:34
  • I would say overwhelming, but you've already used that word.
    – Charon
    Jan 12, 2016 at 21:29

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He almost made it out of the meeting, but there was an onslaught of questions that kept him there for an hour.


"implosive" I guess. Implosive comes from implosion which is somewhat related to compressing something inward from all directions.

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