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Synonyms for stifledsti·fled

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. smothered, stifled, strangled, suppressedadjective

    held in check with difficulty

    "a smothered cough"; "a stifled yawn"; "a strangled scream"; "suppressed laughter"

    Synonyms:
    suppressed, strangled, smothered

    Antonyms:
    uninhibited

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "stifled":

    smothered, suffocated, suppressed, nipped, repressed, choked

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How to use stifled in a sentence?

  1. Viola Davis:

    I spent so many years at Juilliard just wanting to beat somebody up, i think it was the height of my anger; that chip on my shoulder. I'm still trying to take care of that chip on my shoulder, by the way. It was mainly because I felt my voice as an artist was being stifled.

  2. James Dickey:

    Texas Democrats have stifled religious liberty and the freedom to support any organization or belief they do not agree with.

  3. Jack London, Personal Credo:

    I would rather be ashes than dust. I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze than it should be stifled by a dryrot. I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in a magnificient glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet. The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days trying to prolong them. I shall use my time.

  4. Elizabeth Warren:

    Today's big tech companies have too much power—over our economy, our society, & our democracy. They've bulldozed competition, used our private info for profit, hurt small businesses & stifled innovation. It's time to #BreakUpBigTech.

  5. Jack London:

    I would rather be ashes than dust I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze than it should be stifled by dry-rot. I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet. The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time.

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