Adjective "Hanging" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Hanging


    Definition:

    1. the act, an instance, or the form of capital punishment carried out by suspending one by the neck from a gallows, gibbet, or the like, until dead.

    2. Often, hangings. something that hangs or is hung on the walls of a room, as a drapery or tapestry.

    3. a suspending or temporary attaching, as of a painting: a careless hanging of pictures. adjective

    4. punishable by, deserving, or causing death by hanging: a hanging crime; a hanging offense.

    5. inclined to inflict death by hanging

    Examples:

    "issues can be hanging over industries."

    "uncertainties can be hanging over markets."

    "problems can be hanging over places."

    "problems can be hanging for years."

    "places can be hanging over mantles."

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