Definitions for stifling
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suppression, crushing, quelling, stiflingadjective
forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority
"the suppression of heresy"; "the quelling of the rebellion"; "the stifling of all dissent"
sultry, stifling, sulfurous, sulphurousadjective
characterized by oppressive heat and humidity
"the summer was sultry and oppressive"; "the stifling atmosphere"; "the sulfurous atmosphere preceding a thunderstorm"
Describing something that stifles.
Stifling generally refers to the act of making someone unable to breathe properly, causing discomfort from heat, lack of air, or a restrictive environment, or suppressing or preventing a process or activity from progressing. It can be used in a physical, emotional, or metaphorical context.
The numerical value of stifling in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of stifling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
The important thing for us as members of the FSB is to be moving in parallel with these developments and not be stifling innovation, but being able to apply them in a way that improves the resilience of the system.
It provides enough oversight to provide legitimacy without stifling innovation, i think it is a good balance between on the one hand the U.S. and specifically New York, which I think have gone too far, and what a lot of countries are doing which is just completely ignoring it.
Science is the only truth and it is the great lie. It knows nothing, and people think it knows everything. It is misrepresented. People think that science is electricity, automobilism, and dirigible balloons. It is something very different. It is life devouring itself. It is the sensibility transformed into intelligence. It is the need to know stifling the need to live. It is the genius of knowledge vivisecting the vital genius.
Think about that phrase, 'As cool as the other side of the pillow.' It's a hot, stifling night. You're having trouble sleeping. But then you think to turn the pillow over, and, Wow, it's cool, and it feels so good, well, that's who Stuart is. He is 'the other side of pillow,' the man who made sportscasting cool. God bless whoever it was who thought to rearrange the bedding at ESPN.
There's been no dialogue, no conversation, there's been a stifling of debate about the properness of this negotiation.
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