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Definition of Stifling

Stifling

  1. of Stifle

Stifling Quotations

I think, as most of us do, I put such high expectations on myself that this spills over onto other people. And not everyone is wired this way. Some people can shrug expectations off their shoulders like a cardigan, remaining cool and breezy. Others wear them like a parka with a stuck zipper, hot and stifling.
Kristin Armstrong

The 'serial kisser' tag that has been thrust on to me is a lame stereotype. It irritates me. Yes, there is sexual content in my movies, and I have never been apologetic about doing bold scenes. But it's not fair to tag me this way because that can be very stifling.
Emraan Hashmi

One of the reasons why so few of us ever act, instead of react, is because we are continually stifling our deepest impulses.
Henry Miller

It is possible in medicine, even when you intend to do good, to do harm instead. That is why science thrives on actively encouraging criticism rather than stifling it.
Richard Dawkins

We can never be sure that the opinion we are endeavouring to stifle is a false opinion; and even if we were sure, stifling it would be an evil still.
John Stuart Mill
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Stifling Translations

stifling in Spanish is ahogante
stifling in Swedish is kvalmig
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