What does crushing mean?

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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. crushing, devastating(adj)

    physically or spiritually devastating; often used in combination

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


  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)


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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Crushing

    of Crush

  2. Crushing(adj)

    that crushes; overwhelming


  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?

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How to say crushing in sign language?

  1. crushing


  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. Cory Booker:

    Talk about a crushing moment.

  2. Caitlain Jasper:

    It was soul-crushing for them.

  3. Baris Yarkdas:

    The party state is crushing the law.

  4. Darcy Meys:

    They are crushing his spirit, they are stifling his creativity.

  5. Caitlin Jasper:

    It was soul-crushing for them, and theyll never be able to forget it.

Images & Illustrations of crushing

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