Definitions for crushing

Definitions for (noun) crushing

Main entry: quelling, stifling, suppression, crushing

Definition: forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority

Usage: the suppression of heresy; the quelling of the rebellion; the stifling of all dissent

Definitions for (adj) crushing

Main entry: devastating, crushing

Definition: physically or spiritually devastating; often used in combination

Usage: a crushing blow; a crushing rejection; bone-crushing

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