suffocating

[ˈsʌfəˌkeɪtɪŋ]

adj. 令人窒息的, 憋气的

详细释义

源自:《新世纪英汉大词典》Collins外研社

adj /ˈsʌfəˌkeɪtɪŋ/

令人窒息的;闷的

搭配:[+ heat, atmosphere, fumes, smell]

  • It's suffocating in here.

    这里让人窒息。

  • The room was suffocating.

    这间屋子太闷了。

压抑的;束缚的;扼制的

搭配:[+ atmosphere, life, regime, relationship, respectability]

  • The story is set in the suffocating petit bourgeois world.

    故事的背景是压抑的小资产阶级世界。

英英释义

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