suffocating

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

suffocating

adjective

: very unpleasant or uncomfortable because there is not enough fresh air

—used to describe something that makes it difficult to act freely

—used to describe something that makes you very uncomfortable

Full Definition of SUFFOCATING

:  tending or serving to suffocate or overpower :  overwhelming
suf·fo·cat·ing·ly adverb

Examples of SUFFOCATING

  1. <inside the bunker it was suffocating, and some of the men had already passed out>

First Known Use of SUFFOCATING

1604

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