suffocating - definition and synonyms

adjective 

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/ˈsʌfəˌkeɪtɪŋ/
  1. 1
    so hot that you cannot breathe easily

    It’s suffocating in here!

  2. 2
    making you feel that you are not free to do what you want

    In time the marriage became suffocating.

    suffocating conventions