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Spell check of asphyxiation

Spellweb is your one-stop resource for definitions, synonyms and correct spelling for English words, such as asphyxiation. On this page you can see how to spell asphyxiation. Also, for some words, you can find their definitions, list of synonyms, as well as list of common misspellings.

Correct spelling:
The act of causing asphyxia; a state of asphyxia.


manslaughter, removal, assassination, execution, butchering, strangulation, hanging, massacre, purging, elimination, slaying, extermination, liquidation, Dispatching, Snuffing, slaughter.
suffocation, asphyxiation.
Examples of usage:
  1. " Looks to me like asphyxiation by gas or some other poison. – Master Tales of Mystery, Volume 3 by Collected and Arranged by Francis J. Reynolds
  2. Christianity, in the official, or authorized presentation of it, is a smothered religion; smothered almost to the point of total asphyxiation and collapse, but not quite; smothered by the vested interests of great institutions, and by the ambitions, fears and self- seekings that such interests breed; smothered by the elaborate theological defences that Christians have built, not against Antichrist, but against each other; smothered by anxieties, not unnatural in these embroilments, for its own future. – Religious Perplexities by L. P. Jacks
  3. For what avails it to carry about in your travelling bag a phial of strong ammonia and to live in more jeopardy of death by asphyxiation than you ever were by snakes, unless you have some guarantee that, when it is your fate to be bitten by a snake, the phial will be at hand? – Concerning Animals and Other Matters by E.H. Aitken, (AKA Edward Hamilton)