What does suffocating mean?

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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

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  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. 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" )

  2. George Steiner:

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

  3. Lucy Watmough:

    It's so suffocating and overwhelming, and you want to get through it the best way you can, but the culture of fear is just paralyzing, and it's that shame and stigma that's just so ingrained in Irish society.

  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. Pitak Meesopa:

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

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