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1. suffocative

adjective. causing difficulty in breathing especially through lack of fresh air and presence of heat.

Synonyms

  • dyspnoeic
  • smothering
  • dyspnoeal
  • dyspneic
  • suffocating
  • breathless

Antonyms

  • ventilated
  • alive
  • unexciting
  • eupnoea

Etymology

  • -ive (English)
  • -if (Anglo-Norman)
  • suffocate (English)
  • suffocatus (Latin)

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