Muggy is a related term of stifling.
As adjectives the difference between muggy and stifling
is that muggy
is humid, or hot and humid while stifling
is that stifles.
As a verb stifling is
As a noun stifling is
the act by which something is stifled.
humid, or hot and humid.
* (of the weather) , oppressive, sultry
:The heat was stifling ; it seemed hard to breathe and the exertion of rolling over on the bed seemed too much.
The act by which something is stifled.
* 1857 , Henry Clay Fish, Pulpit eloquence of the nineteenth century (page 507)
- Every man who is destroyed must destroy himself. When a man stifles an admonition of conscience, he may fairly be said to sow the stiflings of conscience.