What does asphyxiation mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. suffocation, asphyxiationnoun

    the condition of being deprived of oxygen (as by having breathing stopped)

    "asphyxiation is sometimes used as a form of torture"

  2. suffocation, asphyxiationnoun

    killing by depriving of oxygen


  1. asphyxiationnoun

    Death due to lack of oxygen.

  2. asphyxiationnoun

    An acute lack of oxygen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Asphyxiationnoun

    the act of causing asphyxia; a state of asphyxia

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of asphyxiation in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of asphyxiation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of asphyxiation in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    It has been reliably observed that negative person feels asphyxiation on not getting appreciation on own uploaded face on social media done literally everyday from the people.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    A person who is an utter selfish has an irresistible wish to get the praise always only on own face from the people and in an event of not getting such appreciation any day, s/he feels asphyxiation.

  3. Tim Edwards:

    Positional asphyxiation is what we believe was the most likely cause of death.

  4. Ilias Tiganis:

    My conscience is clear, it is the best we could achieve under the current balance of power in Europe, under conditions of economic and financial asphyxiation imposed upon us.

  5. Guohua Li:

    Injury deaths in autistic adults are disproportionately due to asphyxiation and suffocation, and injury deaths in autistic children are much more likely caused by drowning, autistic children aged 14 years and younger are 40 times more likely to die from injury than the general pediatric population.

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