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Definition of the adjective suffocating

What does suffocating mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. causing difficulty in breathing especially through lack of fresh air and presence of heat

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Google previewA Dictionary of Mohammedan Law, Bengal Revenue Terms, Shanscrit, Hindoo, and Other Words, Used in the East Indies, with Full Explanations ... (1802)

To which is Added, an Appendix ... by Samuel Rousseau

suffocating. as. scarcely. to. be. borne. The reason of this is clear from the mere inspection of a map of Asia, where it is evident that whatever wind blows over land, especially in the southern parts, must pass over an immense tract of country ...

Google previewThe Metallic Mìgmaq-English Reference Dictionary (2005)

by Emmanuel N. Metallic, Danielle E. Cyr, Alexandre Sévigny, Presses de l'Université Laval

you are suffocating ...

Google previewChambers's New Handy Volume American Encyclopaedia (1883)

Being a Reprint Entire of the Last Edinburgh and London Edition of Chambers's Encyclopaedia. A Library of Universal Knowledge for the People. With Very Large Additions Upon Topics of Special Interest to American Readers; and Giving American Statistics of Population Down to the Census of 1880

Chemical substances enclosed in shells or other projectile*, and which act by producing a suffocating and poisonous effect. The French secretly made experiment* with asphyxiating shot at Brest in 1851. The principle of iliete missiles seems ...

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To many men... the miasma of peace seems more suffocating than the bracing air of war. (George Steiner)
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Scrabble value of S1U1F4F4O1C3A1T1I1N1G2

The value of this 11-letter word is 20 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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