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Synonyms for burning
ˈbɜr nɪŋburn·ing

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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.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. burning, combustionnoun

    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, burningnoun

    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, burningnoun

    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, burningnoun

    execution by electricity

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

    Antonyms:
    unimportant

  5. burning, burning at the stakenoun

    execution by fire

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

    Antonyms:
    unimportant

  6. burningadjective

    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)adjective

    of immediate import

    "burning issues of the day"

    Antonyms:
    unimportant

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. burningadjective

    Synonyms:
    fiery, flaming, hot, scorching

  2. burningadjective

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

  3. burningadjective

    Synonyms:
    vehement, powerful

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. burningnoun

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

  2. burningnoun

    Synonyms:
    cremation, incremation

    Associated words:
    cremator, crematory, crematorium

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How to use burning in a sentence?

  1. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell:

    Instead of saying we are going to go back to burning coal, we need to be constructive about how to address the real issue of unemployment and underemployment.

  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. Rasio Ridho Sani:

    Corporations which are found to be involved in forest burning must be punished severely.

  4. Maria Nagel:

    Most people don't think of HSV-1 as the potential cause of burning mouth syndrome, so they don't test for it. But it's easily treatable with antiviral medication.

  5. Greg Mullins:

    More country has been burned, more homes lost, three times more homes lost than our worst previous fire season in history and the fires are still burning.


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