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Synonyms for burning
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. burning, combustion(noun)

    the act of burning something

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

    Synonyms:
    electrocution, combustion, burn, burning at the stake

    Antonyms:
    unimportant

  2. burn, burning(noun)

    pain that feels hot as if it were on fire

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

    Antonyms:
    unimportant

  3. combustion, burning(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    electrocution, combustion, burn, burning at the stake

    Antonyms:
    unimportant

  4. electrocution, burning(noun)

    execution by electricity

    Synonyms:
    electrocution, combustion, burn, burning at the stake

    Antonyms:
    unimportant

  5. burning, burning at the stake(noun)

    execution by fire

    Synonyms:
    electrocution, combustion, burn, burning at the stake

    Antonyms:
    unimportant

  6. burning(adj)

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

    Synonyms:
    electrocution, combustion, burn, burning at the stake

    Antonyms:
    unimportant

  7. burning(a)(adj)

    of immediate import

    "burning issues of the day"

    Antonyms:
    unimportant

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  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.

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

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. burning(a.)

    Synonyms:
    fiery, flaming, hot, scorching

  2. burning(a.)

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

  3. burning(a.)

    Synonyms:
    vehement, powerful

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. burning(n)

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

  2. burning(n)

    Synonyms:
    cremation, incremation

    Associated words:
    cremator, crematory, crematorium

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How to use burning in a sentence?

  1. Alexander Volkov:

    This is one of the burning issues and we can assume it will be reflected in the dialogue. It can't be ruled out.

  2. Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri:

    To us, burning is not an option, we need the resources for sustainable wildlife conservation.

  3. Aaron Bernstein:

    I hope that this report invigorates a discussion about how actions that address climate change -- burning less fossil fuels, increasing our use of active transportation, bicycling, walking, eating healthier diets, less red meat, more fruits and vegetables -- that these actions will make us healthier right now in our own lives.

  4. Martha Hughes:

    When she took the medication, she started having a hard time breathing, and she told her mom that her lips were burning, her throat, her eyes, they got so red that she couldn't talk. So she rushed her to the ER, and that's when they diagnosed her with the disease. And from there it has just spiraled to a nightmare.

  5. Shannon Monnat:

    Some people turn to self-medicating, and some people turn to another kind of fix, which may be voting for a candidate that is proposing some radical change: burning the place down.

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