What does suffocating mean?

Definitions for suffocating
suf·fo·cat·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. smothering, suffocating, suffocative(adj)

    causing difficulty in breathing especially through lack of fresh air and presence of heat

    "the choking June dust"; "the smothering soft voices"; "smothering heat"; "the room was suffocating--hot and airless"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Suffocating

    of Suffocate

  2. Suffocating

    a. & n. from Suffocate, v

How to pronounce suffocating?

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How to say suffocating in sign language?

  1. suffocating

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of suffocating in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of suffocating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of suffocating in a Sentence

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Fame is like a suffocating castle sieged by the enemy.

  2. Erik Pevernagie:

    When life only consists of infantile first world problems and day-by-day futilities, our mind is eager for other values, which should fill the unbearable emptiness. If we are suffocating under the pressure of the banality of evil and losing out to the slowly infiltrating cancerous cells of indifference, resilience and redirection is required. ("The world was somewhere else" )

  3. George Steiner:

    To many men... the miasma of peace seems more suffocating than the bracing air of war.

  4. Fieger Law -RRB- Fieger:

    As you can see in the video, far more than two people are involved in suffocating him, i would urge them to reconsider the other people ... who are clearly involved in the killing of Cornelius.

  5. Kuduni Sherpa:

    We all rushed out to the open and the next moment a huge wall of snow just piled on me, i managed to dig out of what could easily have been my grave. I wiggled and used my claws to dig as much as I could. I was suffocating, I could not breathe. But I knew I had to survive.

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