What does strangling mean?

Definitions for strangling
stran·gling

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. choking, strangling, strangulation, throttling(noun)

    the act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe

    "no evidence that the choking was done by the accused"

Wiktionary

  1. strangling(Noun)

    The crime of killing by strangling.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Strangling

    of Strangle

Freebase

  1. Strangling

    Strangling is compression of the neck that may lead to unconsciousness or death by causing an increasingly hypoxic state in the brain. Fatal strangling typically occurs in cases of violence, accidents, and as the auxiliary lethal mechanism in hangings in the event the neck does not break. Strangling does not have to be fatal; limited or interrupted strangling is practised in erotic asphyxia, in the choking game, and is an important technique in many combat sports and self-defence systems. Strangling can be divided into three general types according to the mechanism used: ⁕Hanging—Suspension from a cord wound around the neck ⁕Ligature strangulation—Strangulation without suspension using some form of cord-like object called a garrote ⁕Manual strangulation—Strangulation using the fingers or other extremity

How to pronounce strangling?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say strangling in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of strangling in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of strangling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of strangling in a Sentence

  1. Macduff:

    Prejudice is the conjurer of imaginary wrongs, strangling truth, overpowering reason, making strong men weak and weak men weaker. God give us the large hearted charity which "bearth all things, believe all things, hope all things, endure all things," which "thinks no evil."

  2. Robert Piper:

    I see this extraordinarily inhuman and unjust process of strangling gradually two million civilians in Gaza that really pose a threat to nobody.

  3. Abu Ahmed:

    They (militants) are strangling us more and more. They treat us like prisoners, i have to go now. I’m hearing Daesh motorcycles. I could lose my head if….

  4. Rinesha Moore:

    He pushed me into the fishbowl and he did it with his two hands and he literally started choking and strangling me, like I barely could breathe, he said 'Don’t disrespect my store' as he was choking me.

  5. D. H. Lawrence:

    The world of men is dreaming, it has gone mad in its sleep, and a snake is strangling it, but it can't wake up.

Images & Illustrations of strangling

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