Muggy vs Stifling - What's the difference?

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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.
  • Synonyms

    * (of the weather) , oppressive, sultry




    (en adjective)
  • That stifles.
  • :The heat was stifling ; it seemed hard to breathe and the exertion of rolling over on the bed seemed too much.
  • Verb

  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • 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.