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adjective stifling pronunciation in American English /ˈstaɪf(ə)lɪŋ/

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  1. 1
    heat or a room that is stifling is so hot that it is difficult for you to breathe
    the stifling heat of a summer’s day
    The hotel lobby was stifling.
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  2. 2
    air or a smell that is stifling makes it difficult for you to breathe
    the stifling smell of burning rubber
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  3. 3
    a stifling environment does not encourage a relaxed and happy existence, or the development of new ideas
    the stifling atmosphere of her unhappy family life

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