Definitions for stifling

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. suppression, crushing, quelling, stifling(adj)

    forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority

    "the suppression of heresy"; "the quelling of the rebellion"; "the stifling of all dissent"

  2. sultry, stifling, sulfurous, sulphurous(adj)

    characterized by oppressive heat and humidity

    "the summer was sultry and oppressive"; "the stifling atmosphere"; "the sulfurous atmosphere preceding a thunderstorm"

Wiktionary

  1. stifling(Adjective)

    Describing something that stifles.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stifling

    of Stifle

Anagrams of stifling

  1. liftings


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

stifling(adjective)

very hot, stuffy etc

stifling heat; It's stifling in here.

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