11 Letters
6 Consonants
5 Vowels
4 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use suffocation as a noun in a sentence.
About Suffocation
A 4 syllables noun and 11 letters with the letters a, c, f, i, n, o, s, t, and u, 6 consonants, 5 vowels and 4 syllables with the middle letter c. Suffocation starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters s, su, suf, suff, suffo, and the ending characters are n, on, ion, tion, ation, . Suffocation is also a double consonant (ff) word. View the double consonant words list.
Killing by depriving of oxygen
Pig Latin
Suffocation in Pig Latin is said as "uffocationsay or uffocationsway".
s | u | f | f | o | c | a | t | i | o | n
su | uf | ff | fo | oc | ca | at | ti | io | on
suf | uff | ffo | foc | oca | cat | ati | tio | ion
suff | uffo | ffoc | foca | ocat | cati | atio | tion
Word Gram
Noun Examples
killing by depriving of oxygen
the condition of being derprived of oxygen (as by having breathing stopped)

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Suffocation"

There are 201 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to suffocation.

Abolishmentthe act of abolishing a system or practice or institution (especially abolishing slavery)
"the abolition of capital punishment"
Abolitionthe act of abolishing a system or practice or institution (especially abolishing slavery)
"the abolition of capital punishment"
Abrogationthe act of abrogating
an official or legal cancellation
Abscesssymptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue
Acerbitya sharp and bitter manner
Acrimonya sharp and bitter manner
Acutea mark ('') placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
Acute Accent
Aguea mark ('') placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
Anchylosisabnormal adhesion and rigidity of the bones of a joint

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There are 1 anagrams from suffocation.

Anagram Definition
Suffocationkilling by depriving of oxygen

View English words with the unique letters used in suffocation. Words With The Letters Acfinostu


Suffocation derives from 4 words.

Word Definition
Asphyxiatebe asphyxiated
die from lack of oxygen
"The child suffocated under the pillow"
Smothera stifling cloud of smoke
Stiflejoint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped
corresponds to the human knee
Suffocatestruggle for breath
have insufficient oxygen intake
"he swallowed a fishbone and gagged"


Suffocation has 3 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Killthe destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile
"the pilot reported two kills during the mission"
Killingthe act of terminating a life
Putting To Death


There are 4 hyponyms for suffocation

Word Definition
Chokingthe act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe;
"no evidence that the choking was done by the accused"
Stranglingthe act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe;
"no evidence that the choking was done by the accused"
Strangulationthe act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe;
"no evidence that the choking was done by the accused"
Throttlingthe act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe;
"no evidence that the choking was done by the accused"


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