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stuffy

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1 lacking fresh air
  • the house was very stuffy after being closed up for a month

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2 causing weariness, restlessness, or lack of interest
  • nothing stuffy about this science museum—it's all interactive and fun

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The first known use of stuffy was in 1798

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“Stuffy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stuffy. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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