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suf·fo·cat·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. smothering, suffocating, suffocativeadjective

    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

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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. Keyana Tahmaseb:

    I wanted you to see most of the body, and I wanted to leave some negative space so that it's not too much with the patterns, i like my images to look pretty clean and not too suffocating.

  2. Todd Kalinski:

    it’s not funny nor humorous anymore, is it? this practical confine greasing our gills, gilding our lilies, suffocating on our common wreckage

  3. Matt Hutchins:

    Halyna was the love of my life, and our loss of her has devastated our family's dreams.We feel the silence of her being forever gone as a suffocating stillness in our home, our love and adoration for her grows as we tell her story, and we hope her work can inspire filmmakers and storytellers around the world. We thank the many generous supporters who have been so thoughtful in our time of loss.

  4. Pitak Meesopa:

    Something is wrong with my health because I'm suffocating as I breathe, my eyes are always in pain and itchy.

  5. 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" )

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