Adjective "Quashing" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Quashing


    Definition:

    1. to put down or suppress completely; quell; subdue: to quash a rebellion.

    2. to make void, annul, or set aside (a law, indictment, decision, etc.).

    Origin:
    quash

    Examples:

    "hopes can be quashing."

    "demonstrations can be quashing."