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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
hanging (adjective)
1.
situated or lying on steeply sloping ground
2.
a) jutting out - overhanging a hanging rock
b) supported only by the wall on one side - a hanging staircase
3.
archaic downcast in appearance
4.
adapted for sustaining a hanging object
5.
deserving, likely to cause, or prone to inflict death by hanging
hanging (noun)
1.
an execution by strangling or breaking the neck by a suspended noose
2.
something hung as
a) - curtain
b) a covering (as a tapestry) for a wall
3.
a downward slope - declivity
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
hanging (adjective)
1.
bending downward or forward
SYNONIMS:
bowed, bowing, declined, declining, descendant ( descendent), descending, drooping, droopy, hanging, hung, inclining, pendulous, sagging, stooping, weeping
RELATED WORDS:
floppy, limp; dangling, falling, pendent ( pendant), suspended; dipping, sinking, slumping
NEAR ANTONYMS:
erect, inflexible, rigid, stiff; elevated, raised, upraised
unbending, upright
hanging (adjective)
2.
extending freely from a support from above
SYNONIMS:
dangling, hanging, pendent ( pendant), pendulous, suspended
RELATED WORDS:
drooping, flagging, lolling, sagging, wilting
hanging (noun)
a downward slope
SYNONIMS:
declension, declivity, descent, dip, downgrade, downhill, fall, hang, hanging
RELATED WORDS:
basin, depression, hollow
NEAR ANTONYMS:
glacis, grade, gradient, hill, inclination, incline, lean, pitch, rake, tilt
acclivity, ascent, rise, upgrade, uphill, uprise
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