The air was stifling in the closed room.
An example of something stifling is an outdoor temperature of 110 degrees.
The heat was stifling; it seemed hard to breathe and the exertion rolling over on the bed seemed too much.
They had to break this stifling relationship off before it smothered all reason from them.
Those ahead of him grew more restless with the passing time, eerie quiet, and stifling heat.
"I'm coming," she replied, stifling a groan as she shrugged out of the sheet to stand.
The evening heat was stifling.
The church was hot and loud, the scents that overwhelmed her outside stifling.