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Princeton's WordNet

  1. smothered, stifled, strangled, suppressedadjective

    held in check with difficulty

    "a smothered cough"; "a stifled yawn"; "a strangled scream"; "suppressed laughter"

Wiktionary

  1. stifledadjective

    That has been interrupted, suppressed etc

    The stifled attempt at reform lead to further resentment.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stifled

    of Stifle

  2. Stifledadjective

    stifling

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stifled in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stifled in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of stifled in a Sentence

  1. James Dickey:

    Texas Democrats have stifled religious liberty and the freedom to support any organization or belief they do not agree with.

  2. Jack London:

    I would rather be ashes than dust I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze than it should be stifled by dry-rot. I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet. The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time.

  3. Viola Davis:

    I spent so many years at Juilliard just wanting to beat somebody up, i think it was the height of my anger; that chip on my shoulder. I'm still trying to take care of that chip on my shoulder, by the way. It was mainly because I felt my voice as an artist was being stifled.

  4. Jeb Bush on Tuesday:

    The animal spirits of this country are being stifled by this top-down-driven regulatory system that is choking off the next generation of job creators.

  5. Elizabeth Warren:

    Today's big tech companies have too much power—over our economy, our society, & our democracy. They've bulldozed competition, used our private info for profit, hurt small businesses & stifled innovation. It's time to #BreakUpBigTech.

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    the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    • A. ditch
    • B. hunch
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