What does sweltering mean?

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ˈswɛl tər ɪŋswel·ter·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sweltering, sweltry(adj)

    excessively hot and humid or marked by sweating and faintness

    "a sweltering room"; "sweltering athletes"


  1. sweltering(Adjective)

    hot and humid; oppressively sticky

    The day was sweltering, so Lauren put on the shortest pair of shorts she could find and went to get ice-cream with her friend Rob.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sweltering

    of Swelter

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sweltering in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sweltering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of sweltering in a Sentence

  1. Doyle Burke:

    Even though it wasn’t sweltering hot today, it’s obviously going to be hotter in the car, and certainly a 15-month-old is more susceptible to something like this than an adult.

  2. Parzival:

    I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: We hold these truths to be self-evident; that all men are created equal. I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood. I have a dream that one day even the state of Mississippi, a state sweltering with the heat of injustice, sweltering with the heat of oppression, will be transformed into an oasis of freedom and justice. I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. I have a dream today. -Martin Luther king .jr

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