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[ちっ()·そく()]
chissoku
noun, suru verb, no adjective

English Meaning(s) for 窒息

noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. suffocation; choking

Definition and Synonyms for 窒息

Asphyxiate impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of
Synonyms: 窒息
Suffocate struggle for breath
Synonyms: 窒息, 絞まる
Suffocate feel uncomfortable for lack of fresh air
Synonyms: 窒息
Asphyxiation killing by depriving of oxygen
Synonyms: 仮死, 窒息
Asphyxiate be asphyxiated
Synonyms: 窒息
Suffocate suppress the development, creativity, or imagination of
Synonyms: 窒息
Suffocate become stultified, suppressed, or stifled
Synonyms: 窒息
Asphyxiate die from lack of oxygen
Synonyms: 窒息
Suffocate have insufficient oxygen intake
Synonyms: 窒息, 絞まる

Meanings for each kanji in 窒息

plug up; obstruct Kanji Details »
breath; respiration; son; interest (on money) Kanji Details »

Categories 窒息 is a member of

Hurt feel pain or be in pain
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Feel be conscious of a physical, mental, or emotional state
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Kill the act of terminating a life
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Go pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
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Stifle smother or suppress
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Jam block passage through
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Turn undergo a change or development
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 窒息

Sample Sentences for 窒息

The baby almost choked on a piece of candy.
He suffocated, smothered in smoke.

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