Definition of Strangled

1. Adjective. Held in check with difficulty. "Suppressed laughter"

Exact synonyms: Smothered, Stifled, Suppressed
Similar to: Inhibited



Definition of Strangled

1. Verb. (past of strangle) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Strangled

1. strangle [v] - See also: strangle

Lexicographical Neighbors of Strangled

strangenesses
strangeonia
strangeonium
strangeoniums
stranger
stranger danger
strangered
strangering
strangerlike
strangers
stranges
strangest
stranging
strangle
strangleable
strangled (current term)
stranglehold
strangleholds
stranglement
stranglements
strangler
strangler fig
strangler tree
stranglers
strangles
stranglest
strangleth
strangling
stranglingly
stranglings

Literary usage of Strangled

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Belief in Immortality and the Worship of the Dead by James George Frazer (1913)
"Wives strangled or buried alive at their husbands' funerals. young man said that this was the funeral, and pointed out his mother, who was walking along ..."

2. Studies in the Psychology of Sex by Havelock Ellis (1913)
"The Impulse to Strangle the Object of Sexual Desire—The Wish to be strangled—Respiratory Disturbance the Essential Element in this Group of Phenomena—The ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1891)
"She has been strangled ! Her neck ! her neck ! See 1 HJALMAR. Yes. Yes. ... strangled ! strangled ! strangled ! (He is heard running down the corridor and ..."

4. Toda Grammar and Texts by Murray Barnson Emeneau (1984)
"At this mund, because she strangled the calf, to this day, when a calf sucks, they must not say, The calf is still sucking (after milk has been started)'—so ..."

5. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1887)
"tinian was found strangled in his apartment, and some pains were employed to disguise the manifest guilt of ..."

6. Publications (1853)
"He was sentenced to death, and his sentence was read to him; though it was early in the morning, he was brought forth into the market-place and strangled at ..."

7. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1876)
"Sit down," said Miss Hale ; and she obeyed, only in a very low voice ejaculating a strangled "Hurrah!" Annie was struggling between laughter and tears ..."

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