3 dicționare găsite pentru stifling
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Stifle \Sti"fle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stifled; p. pr. & vb. n. Stifling.] [Freq. of OE. stif stiff; cf. Icel. st[imac]fla to dam up.] 1. To stop the breath of by crowding something into the windpipe, or introducing an irrespirable substance into the lungs; to choke; to suffocate; to cause the death of by such means; as, to stifle one with smoke or dust. [1913 Webster] Stifled with kisses, a sweet death he dies. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] I took my leave, being half stifled with the closeness of the room. --Swift. [1913 Webster] 2. To stop; to extinguish; to deaden; to quench; as, to stifle the breath; to stifle a fire or flame. [1913 Webster] Bodies . . . stifle in themselves the rays which they do not reflect or transmit. --Sir I. Newton. [1913 Webster] 3. To suppress the manifestation or report of; to smother; to conceal from public knowledge; as, to stifle a story; to stifle passion. [1913 Webster] I desire only to have things fairly represented as they really are; no evidence smothered or stifled. --Waterland. [1913 Webster]Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :
stifling adj : characterized by oppressive heat and humidity; "the summer was sultry and oppressive"; "the stifling atmosphere"; "the sulfurous atmosphere preceding a thunderstorm" [syn: sultry, sulfurous, sulphurous] n : forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority; "the suppression of heresy"; "the quelling of the rebellion"; "the stifling of all dissent" [syn: suppression, crushing, quelling]Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
47 Moby Thesaurus words for "stifling": airless, breathless, breezeless, choking, close, constrictive, contrary, counterproductive, crosswise, extinguishment, hindering, hindersome, humid, ill-ventilated, in the way, inhibiting, inhibitive, interrupting, interruptive, muggy, obstructing, obstructive, obstruent, occlusive, oppressive, overpowering, quashing, quenching, repressive, restrictive, smothering, smudgy, squashing, squelching, sticky, strangling, stuffy, suffocating, sultry, suppression, suppressive, troublesome, unbearable, unendurable, unvented, unventilated, windless
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