What does crushing mean?

Definitions for crushing
crush·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word crushing.

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. crushing, devastating(adj)

    physically or spiritually devastating; often used in combination

    "a crushing blow"; "a crushing rejection"; "bone-crushing"

Wiktionary

  1. crushing(Noun)

    The action of the verb to crush.

  2. crushing(Noun)

    A former method of execution.

  3. crushing(Adjective)

    That crushes; overwhelming.

  4. crushing(Adjective)

    disheartening

    Oh, your dog has leukemia? That's crushing.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Crushing

    of Crush

  2. Crushing(adj)

    that crushes; overwhelming

Freebase

  1. Crushing

    Death by crushing or pressing is a method of execution that has a history during which the techniques used varied greatly from place to place. This form of execution is no longer sanctioned by any governing body.

How to pronounce crushing?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say crushing in sign language?

  1. crushing

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of crushing in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of crushing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of crushing in a Sentence

  1. Monica Kerrigan:

    Study after study has demonstrated that this policy has inflicted a crushing blow to health care access for people around the world, especially those who already face systemic barriers to care, no matter how much State Department attempts to minimize the policy's true impact, State Department latest report demonstrates what we already knew : the global gag rule is disrupting health care access for communities around the world, which is especially critical now as we face the COVID-19 pandemic.

  2. Joseph Conrad:

    Having had to encounter single-handed during his period of eclipse many physical dangers, he was well aware of the most dangerous element common to them all: of the crushing, paralysing sense of human littleness, which is what really defeats a human struggling with natural forces, alone, far from the eyes of his fellows.

  3. Nicolas Heller , a documentarian:

    A lot of these people are dying prematurely, whether they had medical issues or not. Its crushing. There are no words.

  4. John Bolton:

    If they're not willing to do it, Donald Trump has been very clear they're not going to get relief from the crushing economic sanctions that have been imposed on them and we'll look at ramping those sanctions up in fact.

  5. Tzachi Hanegbi:

    I don't think I can tell you that one blow, as effective and crushing as the one they (the Iranians) received last night, is enough to convince a regime that is usually very fanatical and determined.

Images & Illustrations of crushing

  1. crushingcrushingcrushingcrushingcrushing

Popularity rank by frequency of use

crushing#10000#21692#100000

Translations for crushing

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for crushing »

Translation

Find a translation for the crushing definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Discuss these crushing definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Word of the Day

    Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

    Please enter your email address:


    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "crushing." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 20 Sep. 2020. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/crushing>.

    Are we missing a good definition for crushing? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for crushing:


    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.