Startling vs Strangling - What's the difference?

startling | strangling |


As verbs the difference between startling and strangling

is that startling is while strangling is .

As an adjective startling

is likely to startle; surprising; shocking.

As a noun strangling is

the crime of killing by strangling.

startling

English

Verb

(head)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Likely to startle; surprising; shocking.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=September 27 , author=Alistair Magowan , title=Bayern Munich 2 - 0 Man City , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=That startling admission capped a miserable night for City as they arrived in Germany following an unbeaten start to the season.}}

    Synonyms

    * alarming

    Derived terms

    * startlingly

    strangling

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The crime of killing by strangling.