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Synonyms for burning
ˈbɜr nɪŋburn·ing

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English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. burning

    One is eager who impatiently desires to accomplish some end; one is earnest with a desire that is less impatient, but more deep, resolute, and constant; one is anxious with a desire that foresees rather the pain of disappointment than the delight of attainment. One is eager for the gratification of any appetite or passion; he is earnest in conviction, purpose, or character. Eager usually refers to some specific and immediate satisfaction, earnest to something permanent and enduring; the patriotic soldier is earnest in his devotion to his country, eager for a decisive battle.

    animated, anxious, ardent, desirous, eager, earnest, enthusiastic, fervent, glowing, hot, impatient, impetuous, importunate, intense, intent, keen, longing, vehement, yearning, zealous

    apathetic, calm, careless, cold, cool, dispassionate, frigid, heedless, indifferent, negligent, phlegmatic, purposeless, regardless, stolid, stony, stupid, unconcerned, uninterested, unmindful, unmoved

    Eager for (more rarely after) favor, honor, etc.; eager in pursuit.

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. burning, combustionnoun

    the act of burning something

    "the burning of leaves was prohibited by a town ordinance"

    electrocution, combustion, burn, burning at the stake


  2. burn, burningnoun

    pain that feels hot as if it were on fire

    burn mark, tan, burn, combustion, electrocution, burning at the stake, sunburn, suntan


  3. combustion, burningnoun

    a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light

    electrocution, combustion, burn, burning at the stake


  4. electrocution, burningnoun

    execution by electricity

    electrocution, combustion, burn, burning at the stake


  5. burning, burning at the stakenoun

    execution by fire

    electrocution, combustion, burn, burning at the stake


  6. burningadjective

    a form of torture in which cigarettes or cigars or other hot implements are used to burn the victim's skin

    electrocution, combustion, burn, burning at the stake


  7. burning(a)adjective

    of immediate import

    "burning issues of the day"


Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. burningadjective

    fiery, flaming, hot, scorching

  2. burningadjective

    glowing, ardent, fervent, fervid, impassioned, intense, earnest

  3. burningadjective

    vehement, powerful

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. burningnoun

    combustion, cineration, incineration, cauterization, cautery, pyrography, arson, incendiarism, smoldering

  2. burningnoun

    cremation, incremation

    Associated words:
    cremator, crematory, crematorium

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  1. Terrill Schrock:

    It's like a museum, it's a storehouse of historical information, cultural information, ecological information. When a language like that dies, you could liken it to a library burning down. Losing a window to the past that will never be recovered in the future.

  2. Wildlife Conservation Society:

    This is an illegal product and we feel that burning it or destroying it gets it out of commercial use and, therefore, there’s less of a chance for it to find its way into the marketplace, it makes it really clear that it will never be used again.

  3. Nicolas Butor:

    He ruled Senegal through terror, burning villages and massacring people, yet despite that he continues to be glorified in Lille, we want the Faidherbe statue removed from public space. We need to stop glorifying racist colonial figures.

  4. Sarah Clark:

    Accidents are really difficult to predict, kids get excited ; they forget that they're holding a burning hot object in their hand, and then that's when the object touches either their own body or somebody else's.

  5. Mike Pompeo:

    There's no doubt I'm burning fewer calories today than I was when I was able to get on the elliptical, so, yes, I knew there'd be chance that I would put some of the weight back on, and I probably have [in recent weeks]. But when I started this, I didn't have a target weight in mind. I just knew I needed to get healthier, and that's what I hope I can maintain — that mindset — for the rest of my life.

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