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Definitions and Synonyms of suffocating | Another word for suffocating | What is suffocating?

Definition 1: causing difficulty in breathing especially through lack of fresh air and presence of heat - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • the choking June dust
  • the smothering soft voices
  • smothering heat
  • the room was suffocating--hot and airless

Synonyms for suffocating in the sense of this definition

(suffocating is similar to ...) not breathing or able to breathe except with difficulty

"breathless at thought of what I had done" "breathless from running" "followed the match with breathless interest"

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