Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of DRAINING

Pronunciation:  dr'eyning

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  having a debilitating effect; "a killing job in the hot sun"
 

DRAINING is a 8 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: debilitating, exhausting, killing
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Drain"ing\, vb. n. of {Drain}, v. t. (Agric.)
The art of carrying off surplus water, as from land.

{Draining tile}. Same as {Draintile}.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: aspiration, bleeding, bloodletting, breakdown, broaching, clamant, clamorous, cleaning out, clearance, clearing, collapse, coming apart, cracking, crack-up, crumbling, crying, cupping, decadent, declining, defecation, degenerate, demanding, depletion, deteriorating, devitalizing, discharging cargo, disintegrating, drafting, drainage, drawing, drooping, dwindling, ebbing, effete, egress, elimination, emptying, enervating, enfeebling, evacuation, exacting, excretion, exhaustedness, exhausting, exhaustion, exigent, exorbitant, extortionate, fading, failing, falling, fatiguesome, fatiguing, flagging, fragmenting, going to pieces, grasping, grueling, importunate, insistent, instant, killing, languishing, loud, marcescent, milking, nervous exhaustion, nervous prostration, off-loading, persistent, pertinacious, phlebotomy, pining, pipetting, pressing, prostration, pumping, punishing, regressive, removal, retrograde, retrogressive, sapping, shriveling, sinking, siphoning, sliding, slipping, slumping, straining, stressful, subsiding, sucking, suction, tabetic, tapping, taxing, tiresome, tiring, toilsome, trying, unloading, urgent, venesection, venting, voidance, voiding, waning, wasting, weakening, weariful, wearing, wearisome, wearying, wilting, withering, worsening
 

 

 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY