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Definition 1: held in check with difficulty - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where stifled or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a smothered cough
  • a stifled yawn
  • a strangled scream
  • suppressed laughter

Synonyms for stifled in the sense of this definition

(stifled is similar to ...) held back or restrained or prevented

"in certain conditions previously inhibited conditioned reactions can reappear"

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