suffocating

adjective

Definition of suffocating

  1. :  tending or serving to suffocate or overpower :  overwhelming

suffocatingly

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Examples of suffocating in a sentence

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

1604

First Known Use of suffocating

1604


SUFFOCATING Defined for English Language Learners

suffocating

adjective

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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