Crouching vs Kneeling - What's the difference?

crouching | kneeling |


As verbs the difference between crouching and kneeling

is that crouching is while kneeling is .

As nouns the difference between crouching and kneeling

is that crouching is the action of the verb crouch while kneeling is the act by which someone kneels.

As an adjective crouching

is that crouches or crouch.

crouching

English

Verb

(head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The action of the verb crouch .
  • * 1972 , Richard Adams, (Watership Down)
  • so this gathering of rabbits in the dark, beginning with hesitant approaches, silences, pauses, movements, crouchings side by side and all manner of tentative appraisals, slowly moved, like a hemisphere of the world into summer, to a warmer, brighter region of mutual liking and approval, until all felt sure that they had nothing to fear.

    Adjective

    (head)
  • That crouches or crouch.
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

    kneeling

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act by which someone kneels.
  • * 2003 , Marcella Althaus-Reid, The queer God (page 11)
  • A whole symbolic sexual order is obviously manifested in kneelings as positions of subordination