Antonyms for crushing:
Synonyms for crushing:
Other synonyms and related words:
anguishing, troublesome, Cramping, withering, unbearable, sore, excruciating, grueling, biting, aggravating, burdensome, bothersome, cruel, offensive, odious, wrenching, severe, grievous, trying, uncomfortable, oppressive, bitter, piercing, distressful, agonizing, acute, aching, throbbing, irritating, Irksome, Gnawing, miserable, painful, annoying, chafing, harrowing, hurtful, stinging, unpleasant, stabbing, tormenting, horrendous, disagreeable, Besetting, woeful, cutting, smarting, arduous, insufferable, inflaming.
conquering, Overturning, winning, Routing, whipping, beating, Predominating, humbling, Surmounting, trumping, Defeating, trouncing, foiling, Checkmating, Subjecting, Capturing, Overthrowing, Subduing, outplaying, Overcoming, Triumphing, Vanquishing, Outdoing, overpowering, mastering, quelling.
bruising, Mashing, Pulping, Squashing.
Usage examples for crushing:
- He sprang aside and circled time and again, trying to avoid his antagonist's determination to get to grips, but at last, just after a particularly close escape, someone pushed him suddenly from behind and, before he was aware of it, two great arms were round him crushing the life out of him. - "The Spoilers of the Valley", Robert Watson.
- That last man's evidence is perfectly crushing. - "The Red Thumb Mark", R. Austin Freeman.