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Synonyms for airless

Synonyms for airless

oppressive due to a lack of fresh air

marked by an absence of circulating air

Synonyms for airless

lacking fresh air

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How Do You Know has a stale quality, an airlessness, that vacuums the spontaneity from even its better scenes and there are some.
T]he author, who is gay himself, has created a set of gay characters so involved in their own feelings that these wither from sheer airlessness.
Kambili's description of the contrast between their commodious apartment and its airlessness is telling: "Although our spacious dining room gave way to an even wider living room, I felt suffocated" (7).
Nature-based appeals to the vivid blue and gray and green of the seas, the greens and browns of the land masses, and the white of the cloud cover and the polar ice caps potently contrasts with the blackness, emptiness, airlessness, and coldness of space.
Its airlessness is soporific in effect and unhappily you have to ask whether the work of any other artist of international repute is quite as dull and repetitious when seen in bulk.
is violent revolution--and even this burns itself out in airlessness.
But as Dan Lester argues in this month's Focal Point essay (page 110), the Moon-despite its airlessness and two-week-long nights--isn't such a great place to put telescopes after all.
The opposite of the Abbey's brilliant airlessness was DruidSynge, a marathon presentation of John Millington Synge's oeuvre staged at the Olympia by Galway's Druid theater company.
We would not necessarily notice airlessness because the frequency response of the later, reverberant field would be timbrally similar to the early-arriving sounds, even if much quieter.
The airlessness of this horrifying arrangement is made almost complete by the addition to all their lives of Christof Haussman (played with a spellbinding and reptilian vulnerability by Peter [Fargo] Stormare), a brilliant forensic scientist, now working with the Montreal police, who has recently walked out of East Berlin and into the heart of Lucie.
Overall, however, the scene emanates the airlessness of the closed circuit.
Despite an occasional airlessness, a staginess that sometimes takes hold as Grace lets rip some fevered disquisition, we are swept along by the characters and story.
Atelectic areas usually demonstrate a complex mixture of airlessness, infection, bronchiectasis (a disorder of the large bronchi characterized by airway dilation), tissue destruction, and fibrosis.