Definitions For Suffocation


  • Killing by depriving of oxygen
  • The condition of being deprived of oxygen (as by having breathing stopped)


  • To die because you are unable to breathe
  • To kill (someone) by making breathing impossible
  • To be uncomfortable because there is not enough fresh air

Is Suffocation a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Suffocation is worth 19 points in Scrabble and 22 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Suffocation in a Sentence

  • Don't put that pillow over her face—she could suffocate.
  • The poor dog could suffocate in the car on a hot day like this.
  • The victims were found suffocated.

Synonyms for Suffocation

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