Robin in Young Justice discussed people are either overwhelmed or underwhelmed but nobody is being whelmed.
Is this a reference to something else or any historic significance of the absence of whelmed?
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I saw this question asked on the English SE (reproduced accepted answer below as a quote) which indicates that "Whelm" is simply no longer in use.
In terms of Young Justice, it's likely meant as a joke/throwaway line to draw attention to an oddity of language rather than anything majorly significant.
Whelm is labeled as "archaic" in NOAD, as it has fallen out of use. Left in its wake are the would-be superlative overwhelm (which, rather than actually meaning "more than whelmed", has simply taken over its parent's definition) and its opposite underwhelm.
The only contact I've had with the word has been in the hymn The Solid Rock:
His oath, his covenant, his blood support me in the whelming flood.
Whelm is an olde Englyshe verb meaning "to cover" or "overturn". It has fallen out of use in modern linguistics.