Examples of suffocating in a Sentence
inside the bunker it was suffocating, and some of the men had already passed out
Recent Examples of suffocating from the Web
The nuclear agreement would never have been reached without such dialogue, and the deal has helped ease the suffocating, worldwide sanctions that brought the Iranian economy to a standstill and Tehran to the bargaining table.
Since buses are thinner, and shorter than trains, crowded buses are almost suffocating.
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First Known Use of suffocating
SUFFOCATING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of suffocating for English Language Learners
: 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
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