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Synonyms for suffocation

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. suffocation, asphyxiation(noun)

    killing by depriving of oxygen

    Synonyms:
    asphyxiation

  2. suffocation, asphyxiation(noun)

    the condition of being deprived of oxygen (as by having breathing stopped)

    "asphyxiation is sometimes used as a form of torture"

    Synonyms:
    asphyxiation

Wiktionary

  1. suffocation(noun)

    Synonyms:
    asphyxia

  2. suffocation(noun)

    Asphyxia—a condition in which an extreme decrease in the concentration of oxygen in the body accompanied by an increase in the concentration of carbon dioxide leads to loss of consciousness or death.

    A child left unattended may die of suffocation.

    Synonyms:
    asphyxia

  3. suffocation(noun)

    A particular act of death or killing by means of asphyxia.

    The coroner reported three suffocations last week.

    Synonyms:
    asphyxia

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. suffocation(n)

    Synonyms:
    smothering, asphyxiation

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    asphyxia, asphyxiation, strangulation, choking, smothering, bottleneck, jam

How to pronounce suffocation?

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How to say suffocation in sign language?

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#86904strangulation
#89056asphyxia
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How to use suffocation in a sentence?

  1. Anuj Somany:

    Wicked person feels asphyxiation on not seeing often around oneself a congregation of people offering fake appreciation to him/her, whereas wise man feels mostly suffocation on not getting seclusion.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    Self-obsessed being a negative person feels suffocation on not getting appreciation on uploaded countenance on social media literally everyday from the networking people.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    A person who does not feel suffocation for spending own time often in the midst of the crowded people should be always probed for his/her true intention towards everyone.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    A person upon his awakening can't believe as how most people live together without being true to one another and even more surprising than this is that they don't feel any suffocation in such an artificial relation.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    Most people do not feel suffocation on having a negative person around own selves because they themselves are no lesser toxic or self-centric than him or her.


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