View definitions for crushing


adjective as in devastating

Strong match

Weak matches

adjective as in dispiriting

adjective as in jarring

adjective as in overwhelming

adjective as in weighty

noun as in pressure

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Example Sentences

Because there’s such an enormous crush of ads in Georgia, it’s hard to keep track of all the messaging.

Foldable designs with included travel cases are another portable design feature that enables headphones to survive crushes and drops when you’re on the go, but they also free up space in your bag while ensuring that you always know where they are.

The following Christmas came amid a crush of Lands’ End catalogues.

For example, lots of merchants and retailers began releasing their deals a lot earlier than usual, hoping that getting orders in earlier might help them avoid potential fulfillment problems caused by a crush of online orders.

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At one point she was sure she would pass out, and she was worried no ambulance would come for her in time because of the crush of calls in the city.

Our mockery of celebworld helps us evade the soul-crushing decadence concealed within.

Pro-pipeline Democrats, meanwhile, appeared to be searching desperately for ways to turn a crushing defeat into a moral victory.

“[She] said that at one point I was too heavy, that I was crushing her,” Jonas says.

Hell, even Tom Brady has admitted to man-crushing on Derek Jeter.

But the evidence that the “acting white” charge is about scholastics and not the hang of your pants is too crushing to ignore.

With breaking shall the earth be broken, with crushing shall the earth be crushed, with trembling shall the earth be moved.

That's the crushing kind of repertoire he gives his pupils—so exhaustive and complete in every department.

On him, and on him alone, falls the crushing onus of responsibility: to be a Corps Commander is child's play in that comparison.

A crushing machine, now called "quartz-crusher," also formed part of this additional order.

It was a disappointment to the Americans who had looked forward to inflicting a decisive and crushing defeat on the enemy.

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On this page you'll find 690 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to crushing, such as: demanding, difficult, onerous, oppressive, taxing, and carking.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.